A somewhat recent study by the University of California-Davis computer science department takes a different spin on the perceived shortage of Americans in the technological workforce. They assess that America’s lackluster representation in quantity is not due to a diminishing number of skilled Americans but rather a glut of imported talent from overseas. The situation may still lend itself toward a smaller pool of American tech workers in the future, however, as diminished demand for them will inherently drive students towards other fields. After all, the question is often asked whether paying continuously inflating tuition prices or even attending elite colleges is worth the effort anymore.
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