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Number of the Week: Most Unemployed Have College Experience.

June 4, 2012 1 minute Read by Four Percent

Phil Izzo, Wall Street Journal 52%: Percent of the unemployed who have spent at least some time in college. In a significant shift in the labor market, the majority of people who are unemployed have some college education, reversing the situation that prevailed for decades. In 1992, only 37% of the unemployed had some college experience. The change is unfolding amid a torpid jobs market, where more time in school translates into lower unemployment and higher wages. Read More (Subscription Required)

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