Why Go to College?
It's easy to figure out that a college degree is a sound investment for an individual. Whether all those college graduates are good for the economy is a much trickier calculation.
THE SOURCE: “How Many College Graduates Does the U.S. Labor Force Really Need?” by Paul E. Barton, in Change, Jan.–Feb. 2008.
Few but the foolhardy would dispute the value of a college education. In...