This is a personal blog by John Gizis. I am a professor of astronomy.
Tuesday, March 9, 2010
Unemployment by Education
I tell parents and students that their physics degree will have value to them. The statistics for how the more educated have fared in this recession have been striking. A good visualization is this chart made by the blog Calculated Risk of the data for the last two decades. Actually, it goes back to my college class graduation year, which was a tough one for everyone trying t get jobs.
These comments are my own personal opinions only and do not necessarily reflect the positions or opinions of my employer. All comments are based upon my current knowledge and my own personal experiences.
The image of the red dwarf (M dwarf) at the top of the blog was created by Robert Hurt.