Tag: Popularity

Conte’s Popularity Sparks Speculation on Grabbing Party Role

(Bloomberg) — The popularity of Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has triggered speculation he might become leader of the anti-establishment Five Star Movement, with an opinion poll suggesting he could turn the party into Italy’s leading force.

Conte, a Florentine lawyer, was picked by Five Star to become premier in 2018 but still has no party membership. He has since shown surprising resilience in surviving an attempted power grab by Matteo Salvini of the anti-migrant League last year, forging a second coalition, and managing the coronavirus emergency.

Yet Conte’s personal support is fueling tensions within his administration, led by Five Star

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Best Graduate Degrees by Earnings, Popularity

Petroleum engineering offers the highest median earnings among graduate degree holders, according to a report by Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce. In fact, many of the top 10 highest-paying graduate degrees are in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) specializations.

The same Georgetown University report also evaluated the most popular graduate school majors. It ranked psychology as the No. 1 most popular graduate degree major, despite noncompetitive median earnings among psychology graduate degree holders.

If you’re deciding on a graduate program, it’s helpful to know what kind of pay your degree may offer later on. Keep reading

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