Juggling multiple part-time jobs, earning little-to-no benefits, depending on public assistance: This is the financial reality for many adjunct professors across the nation. Economics correspondent Paul Solman looks for the origins of this growing employment trend at colleges and universities.

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Key Concepts

Human Resources, Human Capital, Labor Market, Standard of Living, Human Capital Investment

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