Tag: college

Trostel’s research featured in Bangor Daily News

Professor Phil Trostel’s recent research on the benefits of attaining a college degree are featured in a Bangor Daily News article: “College degrees get you dollars, but what else?” http://bangordailynews.com/2015/10/17/education/college-degrees-get-you-dollars-but-what-else/

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MPR author Sylvia Most interviewed on Morning Edition

Sylvia Most, one of the authors from the most recent issue of the Maine Policy Review (MPR), was interviewed by Irwin Gratz on MPBN’s Morning Edition. In response to a previous article suggesting that Maine college graduates lack science and technical skills, Most suggests that those skills could result from providing better technical education in high school. The interview aired […]

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Rubin, Trostel present at 2014 Maine Economics Conference

Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center and School of Economics faculty Jonathan Rubin and Phil Trostel presented at the 2014 Maine Economics Conference, April 26, 2014 hosted by Colby College, and funded by Bates, Bowdoin and Colby Colleges and the University of Maine. Trostel’s talk was “The ‘Other’ Benefits of College Education” and Rubin spoke about […]

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