The background info is below. I’ll post highlights afterward.
Job market for recent college grads
Even though employment rates are up, studies show that optimism about the future for recent college grads is at an all-time low. What can young people expect from today’s job market?9:06 a.m.
Catherine Rampell: New York Times economics journalist and editor of the Economix blog on nytimes.com
Andrew M. Sum: Professor of Economics and Director of the Center for Labor Market Studies at Northeastern University
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.