Earnings dividend from university education highest in US

Ireland“The value of a university education for male students in the US in terms of future earning power, is double the rich country average according to the latest edition of the OECD’s annual Education at a Glance. The Paris-based Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development says growing advantages for the better educated and likely continuing high levels of unemployment as economies move out of recession, will provide more and more young people with strong incentives to stay on in education. Governments need to take account of this in planning education policies …” (more)

[Finfacts, 9 September]

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