Education and the recession, continued

The central point of the Georgetown report, that the recession was much milder for people with bachelor's and advanced degrees, is correct, but it's correct because the economy always treats people with higher educational attainment better.

By Dylan Matthews August 17, 2012

Higher productivity doesn’t mean higher wages

Romney claimed in his interview with Tyrangiel, "higher productivity means higher wages for the American worker." No it doesn't, or at least it hasn't for the past forty years.

By Dylan Matthews August 10, 2012