Education

Community Colleges

Professor Christian Agunwamba writes on the board while teaching his "Fundamentals of Algebra" class, which is held from 11:45pm to 2:30am, at Bunker Hill Community College in Boston, Massachusetts (REUTERS/Brian Snyder).

Blog Post

Is Starting College and Not Finishing Really That Bad?

June 7, 2013, Michael Greenstone and Adam Looney, The Hamilton Project

In this month’s employment analysis, The Hamilton Project's Michael Greenstone and Adam Looney examine whether starting college is still worth the investment for students who fail to complete a degree. The findings suggest even completing “some college” has a higher rate of return than many conventional investments including stocks, bonds, and real estate.