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Wall Street Thrives on Main Street Pain

STORIES, CITY LIGHTS NEWS

Don Bauder, SAN DIEGO READER

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

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W. Erik Bruvold, president of the National University System Institute for Policy Research, points out that in America today, 74 percent of people with college degrees are employed, while only 54.6 percent of high school grads have jobs. In San Diego, workers in life sciences, clean technology, and wireless telecom — generally better educated — have suffered only “mild discomfort” in the post-2007 economy, while others have been reeling.