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White Flags Unfurled

Recovering Liberal Wrote: May 08, 2012 10:02 AM
Thanks! Was it in one of your articles that I read the data showing the economic effects of majoring in the "hard" sciences, engineering, or business vs majoring in the humanities, arts, or soft "sciences?" Even with that difference, participation rates are high and unemployment rates are low for college grads. It's be fun to see the data split out--my hunch is that un and under employed grads did not major in the humanities, etc.

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