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Author(s):Baum, S., and Payea, K
Title:Education pays update 2005
Short Description:This supplement to Education Pays 2004 includes information on some of the benefits of higher education, and provides details about gaps in higher education participation.
Annotation:This supplement to Education Pays 2004 includes information on some of the benefits of higher education: The higher earnings and tax payments associated with higher levels of educational attainment, increases over time in the earnings premium and in the proportion of the population with college degrees, differences in employee benefits by level of education, continued differential voter participation rates in the 2004 election, and differences in health-related behavior patterns by level of education. New details are also provided about gaps in participation in higher education that were documented in the earlier report.
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Low-Income Students
National Perspectives
Social and Economic Benefits/Economic Development

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