Education and the Economy

High School Graduation Rates and the Economy

In Janet’s May blog post on the economy, she explored Cincinnati’s income growth in relation to national and competitor averages. Among other things, she observes that “Cincinnati’s total personal income grew, on average, 3.9 percent annually, well below the national rate of 5.4 percent and the peer regional average of 4.8 percent. I don’t know all the reasons why Cincinnati is lagging, but a potential solution can be found in educational attainment. [...] more about High School Graduation Rates and the Economy