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The report, published last week by Georgetown University's Center on Education and the Workforce, found that from 1967 to 2007, the share of high-skill management and professional jobs rose 14% and that those jobs represent 35% of all US jobs.
The results belie one widely held belief about the economy: that over the last four decades, lucrative jobs have disappeared and been replaced by high numbers of low-skill, low-wage service jobs. In fact, over the same period, opportunities for low-skill workers declined 10%. These low-skill labour roles, such as fast food server, retail worker and dishwasher, now make up only 29% of jobs. The numbers show that, contrary to the pessimistic views of some, college-educated workers are in significantly more demand today than they were a couple of decades ago.
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