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Degree Inflation: It Takes A BA To Be A File Clerk

Degree Inflation: It Takes A BA To Be A File Clerk

“The college degree is becoming the new high school diploma,” writes Catherine Rampell in the New York Times, “the new minimum requirement, albeit an expensive one, for getting even the lowest-level job.” Economists have referred to this phenomenon as “degree inflation,” and it has been steadily infiltrating America’s job market. Across industries and geographic areas,

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