The Hidden STEM Economy. The Brookings Institution. Jonathan Rothwell. June 10, 2013.
Workers in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) fields play a direct role in driving economic growth. Yet, because of how the STEM economy has been defined, policymakers have mainly focused on supporting workers with at least a bachelor’s (BA) degree, overlooking a strong potential workforce of those with less education but substantial STEM skills. [Note: contains copyrighted material].
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