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Lifetime Benefits of an Education Have Never Been So High




The level of education determines a worker’s earnings to a large degree, and this simple study of cohorts of workers over the decades illustrates how the “lifetime education premium” is becoming more valuable than ever.

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  • Vandenbroucke, Guillaume, 2015. "Lifetime Benefits of an Education Have Never Been So High," The Regional Economist, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, issue July.
  • Handle: RePEc:fip:fedlre:00081

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    1. Is college still worth it? : Re-examining the college premium
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