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The Market for College Graduates

And Related Aspects of Education and Income

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$65.00 • £54.95 • €60.00

ISBN 9780674497559

Publication Date: 10/01/1949

207 pages


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The “Proletariat of the A.B. degree” is already in process of formation: by 1969 it is expected that there will be two or three college graduates for every job commensurate with their training. This is a problem which is new to the United States and one which could have drastic political, economic, and sociological consequences. Seymour Harris provides educators, politicians, today’s college graduates and the parents of tomorrow’s students, with some of the facts they need. He surveys the outlets for college-trained men and women in business, teaching, law, medicine, engineering, and other professions; he sounds a warning; he proposes certain solutions. His book will excite lively interest.

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