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Posted on 11/19/2012 7:12:05 AM PST by Academiadotorg
The number of jobs in higher education grew 2.3 percent during the third quarter of 2012, continuing to outpace growth of all U.S. jobs, which were up 1.4 percent. The "market share" of higher education jobs compared to all U.S. jobs continued to increase as well but only incrementally in the third quarter, a trend that has persisted for several years. Similarly, the number of advertisements for job openings in higher education continued to grow, but at a moderating pace in the third quarter of 2012, according to data from HigherEdJobs. Current patterns and trends occurring in different categories of job postings part-time compared to full-time, faculty compared to administrators, as well as regional job postings patterns are indicating a more stable employment environment.
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Bubble. Cost of 4 year degrees is up, value down.
Jobs in education do not produce anything. If manufacturing jobs were increasing, that would be a good thing.
I suspect now that we are going to start bleeding some support away from our margins as people come to realize we are going to be dealing with a government-centric economy for the foreseeable future.
I suspect a number are going to jump off the private sector ladder and seek their fortunes in government or government-supported enterprise, further reducing support for free market policies.
Eventually many colleges will be forced into bankruptcy and their names sold at auction. Imagine if a group of Chinese investors bought the Cal-Tech name then sold Cal-Tech certifications online to home schoolers. That would accelerate the collapse of brick and mortar college industry and along with it their leftist indoctrination.
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