Hypothetical Starting Salaries — Computer Science — No Degree

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Due to cost of living differentials across the country, it is often difficult to estimate typical salaries for various occupations. The payscale.com website does a pretty good job. Below is the report on a hypothetical 21 year old high school graduate with a post-secondary certificate in software development. It estimates a starting salary of $77,000…. Read more »Read more

Working Families & Economic Insecurity in the States: The Role of Job Quality and Work Supports

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  Title: Working Families & Economic Insecurity in the States: The Role of Job Quality and Work Supports Publisher: Center for Economic and Policy Research Authors: Shawn Fremstad, Rebecca Ray, Hye Jin Rho Published: May 2008   Working Families and Economic Insecurity in the States – The Role of Job Quality and Work SupportsRead more

Where is the Land of Opportunity?

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Title: Where is the Land of Opportunity? The Geography of Intergenerational Mobility in the United States Authors: Raj Chetty, Nathaniel Hendren, Patrick Kline, Emmanuel Saez Funder: National Bureau of Economic Research Published: January, 2014   Where is the Land of Opportunity   In this landmark study, the authors argue persuasively that decreased upward mobility in the United States stems… Read more »Read more