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Future Jobs Will Go to the Better Educated

By Richard Whitmire — September 06, 2010 1 min read

Economists have been clear about this for some time. And yet we continue to see arguments about why we shouldn’t worry about the higher education gender gap. Don’t we always need more male plumbers and car mechanics. I’m still waiting for that argument to be made by a mechanic or plumber, rather than some think tank conservative who sent his son to Dartmouth.

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