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The Average Mid-Forties Male College Graduate Earns 55% More Than His Female Counterparts

The wage gap between college-educated men and women starts small, but it snowballs significantly over time, economists Erling Barth, Claudia Goldin, Sari Pekkala Kerr, and Claudia Olivetti write in an article in the Harvard Business ReviewNew York TimesWall Street Journal



Most Popular Undergraduate Majors

For the fifth consecutive year, economics is the most popular undergraduate major, with 1,282 students enrolled through the Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences and Carroll School of Management, according the annual Office of Student Services enrollment report. Finance, biology, political science, and communication round out the top five this year. BC News

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