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Document Number: 7524

Can California Import Enough College Graduates to Meet Workforce Needs? - California’s labor market has changed dramatically because of rising demand for highly educated workers. This report finds it extremely unlikely that the projected need for such workers will be met mainly through the increased migration of college-educated workers. However, increases in college participation and graduation among California’s residents could help meet these future demands. Such increases will be at least partly induced by the wage growth that will occur as highly skilled labor becomes relatively scarce. (Hans Johnson and Deborah Reed, Public Policy Institute of California, May 2007)...

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