Please explore over a decade of publications from the Heldrich Center!
Listed below are selected publications from the Heldrich Center. On the left, you will find publications organized according to publication type (e.g., research brief, presentation, etc.). Below, publications can be viewed in alphabetical or chronological order.
Net Impact’s Talent Report: What Workers Want in 2012 - Media ReleaseMay 23, 2012
Examines college students' life goals, expectations of coming onto the job market, what attributes they find desirable in jobs, and the sectors of the economy they would like to work in. Also focuses on the workforce, looking first at the life goals for three generational cohorts. Explores overall job satisfaction, components of job satisfaction, and what they would look like in an ideal job. Also examines job tradeoffs — what they might be willing to give up in salary for other benefits.Download
Chasing the American Dream: Recent College Graduates and the Great RecessionMay 10, 2012
Survey of graduates from four-year colleges and universities from the classes of 2006 through 2011. Documents the difficulties young people encountered as they entered a turbulent labor market and recession.Download
Chasing the American Dream: Recent College Graduates and the Great Recession - Media ReleaseMay 10, 2012
Press release for Heldrich Center survey of college graduates from 2006 to 2011. Examines how college graduates are faring in today's labor market and how they are dealing with student debt.Download
Pathways to Economic Opportunity: The Puerto Rican and other Latinos ExperienceApr 13, 2012
Presentation by Professor Edwin Melendez at the April 2012 symposium, "Pathways to Economic Opportunity: The Puerto Rican and Other Latinos Experience."Download
Heldrich Center: Celebrating 15 Years of AchievementMar 29, 2012
Examines the Heldrich Center's mission and priorities, with details about the Center's advisory board and partners.Download