Center for Analysis of Postsecondary Education and Employment

Research on the employment and earnings benefits associated with postsecondary education pathways

Center for Analysis of Postsecondary Education and Employment

Synthesis of CAPSEE Findings on Labor Market Returns

This publication reviews recent evidence on returns to credit accumulation, certificates, and associate degrees.

By the Numbers

CAPSEE’s “By the Numbers” series provides a graphical introduction to our major research areas. Our latest infographic looks at the earnings of college graduates.

Video Q&A With CAPSEE's Director

Thomas Bailey speaks with Elizabeth Ganga about what has been learned through CAPSEE’s research, and about the center’s upcoming final conference.

About CAPSEE

The Center for Analysis of Postsecondary Education and Employment (CAPSEE) carries out research in partnership with five states—California, Michigan, North Carolina, Ohio, and Virginia—to better understand the employment and earnings benefits associated with a broad range of postsecondary education pathways, including those at the subbaccalaureate level. CAPSEE also seeks to identify policies that improve completion rates along pathways leading to strong economic returns. The Center was established in summer 2011 through a grant from the Institute of Education Sciences of the U.S. Department of Education.

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Center for Analysis of Postsecondary Education and Employment, Teachers College, Columbia University

525 West 120th Street, Box 174, New York, NY 10027

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The Center for Analysis of Postsecondary Education and Employment was established in the summer of 2011 through a grant (R305C110011) from the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) of the U.S. Department of Education.

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