Robert “Tino” Sonora

Education pays, but that may be changing

That education is strongly associated with economic growth and higher income over one’s lifetime is nothing new. A bachelor’s degree is, on average, worth about $830,000 more than a high school diploma.

Education prices, which are growing faster than overall prices, also is nothing new.

Also familiar is the constant...

Robert “Tino” Sonora is an assistant professor of economics and co-director of the Office of Economic Analysis and Business Research at Fort Lewis College. Reach him at

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