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Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Employment, Earnings, and Professional Engagement: New Insights from the 2021 National Survey of College Graduates.
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Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Employment, Earnings, and Professional Engagement: New Insights from the 2021 National Survey of College Graduates

January 27, 2023
New data examine the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the college-educated workforce. Although the number of employed college graduates increased by 2.5% between 2019 and 2021, the number of nonemployed college graduates also increased by 17.9%, with bachelor’s degree holders experiencing higher unemployment rates than both doctoral degree and master's degree holders in 2021.

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