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College Grads Don’t Cause Prosperity

The higher-ed lobby tries to get policy makers to believe that increasing the number of college grads will bring about greater prosperity, but that’s the old logical error of mistaking correlation for causation. James Hohman and Jack McHugh hammer that point home in this  piece centering on the faltering state of Michigan.

George Leef is the the director of editorial content at the James G. Martin Center for Academic Renewal.


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