Economic Program | Idea Brief
Learn More to Earn More
In the past, what a person learned in school and picked up on the job was sufficient to carry them through their lives. For one thing, people stayed with the same employer for much longer. But job tenure, particularly among men, is about half the length it used to be. Today, moving up often means moving on to a new job. Coupled with added pressure from globalization and technology, there is a greater need than ever for adults to continually update their skills and add new credentials. But adult education is often inconvenient, inflexible and expensive.
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