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Yeah, I bet that’ll build your critical thinking
Check out the Midmorning page and listen to the audio of a chat with Philip Babcock of the University of California Santa Barbara and Jen Day Shaw of the University of Florida.
Students are studying far less than they did decades ago, and that might be showing up in the earning gap.
The subject was part of a report I linked to in a previous Notes in the Margins, and it showed that students were studying only 58% as long as they did 40 years ago.
About the blogger
Alex Friedrich reports on higher education issues for MPR News. Among the stories he has covered: the fall of the Berlin Wall, aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, collapse of the I-35W bridge in Minneapolis, 2003 Moscow suicide bombing and 2004 presidential elections in the Republic of Georgia. He holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Georgia and a master’s in European political economy from the London School of Economics.