Why Getting A College Degree Doesn'T Always Pay Off

Published on July 9, 2015
Channel: Pbs Newshour
Category: News & Politics
Source: Youtube

Today college is seen as crucial for career success and prosperity. "Will College Pay Off?" is a new book by Peter Cappelli, and the answer, he suggests, is that it depends -- on the price tag, how fast a student finishes and what job they get afterwards. Economics correspondent Paul Solman talks to Cappelli about finding an educational path that makes financial sense. View the full story/transcript: http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/getting-college-degree-doesnt-always-pay/#transcript