Pro to the question "Is a College Education Worth It?"
"When compared to other types of investments, how does a college degree really stack up?
The answer is clear: higher education is a much better investment than almost any other alternative, even for the 'Class of the Great Recession' (young adults age 23-24). In today’s tough labor market, a college degree dramatically boosts the odds of finding a job and making more money.”
Cowritten with Michael Greenstone, “Where Is the Best Place to Invest $102,000—In Stocks, Bonds, or a College Degree?,” www.hamiltonproject.org, June 2011
Experts Individuals with JDs, PhDs, or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to the study of higher education. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to the study of higher education.