Will Math Make You Richer? Fed Study Doesn't Prove It

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A study released today by the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland argues that studying more math in high school will make you more successful later in life. “Even among workers with the same level of education, those with more math have higher wages on average and are less likely to be unemployed,” says the commentary by former Cleveland Fed research economist Jon James.

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