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Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Richmond Fed Economic Brief
Slowing Growth in Educational Attainment
Urvi Neelakantan
Jessica Sackett Romero
Abstract

Research suggests the economy's demand for college-educated workers exceeds the supply, which might be contributing to slower economic growth. Improving students' preparation at the K-12 level could both increase the college completion rate and help those who are not college-bound choose the best paths for themselves.


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Urvi Neelakantan & Jessica Sackett Romero, "Slowing Growth in Educational Attainment" , Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, Richmond Fed Economic Brief, issue July, pages 1-6, 2018.
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Keywords: education; attainment; wage gap
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