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Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Education, Joblessness, and Incarceration

CBO reports:
In every year between 1980 and 2014, young men with less education were more likely than young men with more education to be jobless or incarcerated. During the recent recession and ensuing slow recovery, the gap widened between young men with a high school education or less and young men with some college education or more. Over the 35-year period, the rate of joblessness and incarceration for young men with only a high school education gradually came to resemble more closely the corresponding rate for young men without a high school education