It’s Not Just The Money
The Benefits of College Education to Individuals and to Society
Oct. 14, 2015
Author(s): Philip Trostel
Organization(s): Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center & School of Economics
Lumina Issue Paper
Education has numerous beneficial effects, and many of these have been documented in academic literature. But research articles typically carefully examine just one effect. This report provides a more complete picture by highlighting many of the frequently unmeasured and ignored benefits of college attendance. It organizes and compiles the evidence from several papers into one place.
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