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Martha J. Bailey

Bailey says women more likely than men to attend college

a PSC In The News reference, 2012

"Unemployment Falls Fast in U.S. If Men Get College Degree" - Bloomberg Businessweek. 04/11/2012.

Men currently lag women on higher education. Martha Bailey doesn't understand why more men aren't availing themselves of a college education when the financial premium is so high. She says: “For young women and men living in the same family, the sisters are going on to outperform their brothers on average. That is the puzzle.”

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Martha J. Bailey

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