Green fields of promise when it comes to better gender integration across fields of study within U.S. higher ed

Harvard Sloan Fellow Kyle Albert, PhD, is co-author of a study that has found less gender segregation in the newer fields of study within the U.S. higher educational arena, such as in the green fields that have emerged in response to greater environmental awareness. Photo: swaroop ch on flickr

For younger workers, does occupational certification pay off?

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Does earning an occupational certificate (e.g., those issued by trade, professional and industry organizations) lead to higher earnings among younger workers? A study published in Social Science Research by Harvard Sloan Fellow on Aging and Work Kyle Albert, PhD, suggests that certification attainment has labor market value and is associated with higher earnings.