To be fair

Herbert was talking about young men with poor education (i.e. high school or less). So here you go:

There’s a definite decrease in wages of this group. Here’s unemployment of the same group:

UPDATE: This group of people has been about 1/3 to 1/5 of a percent 3-5% of the total population through this period with a maximum in the late 70’s and early 80’s. Also, this group includes college freshman, a group that has seen substantial growth as a percent of the total population since 1960.

2 thoughts on “To be fair”

  1. Wait, what? HS = poor education?

    I used to think that in the US, getting your HS diploma was “making it”, i.e. assuring yourself the ability to self-sustain.

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