As early as possible, as Nobel laureate James Heckman has shown over and over again.. http://tinyurl.com/arlzmts
February 18th, 2013 · Comments Off on The most cost effective way to improve society
March 4th, 2012 · Comments Off on Education and the profit motive
The market for education has certain failures that are problematic for the for-profit educational business models.
February 16th, 2012 · Comments Off on The Silent Revolution
Finally there seems to be some reason for optimism on productivity improvements in the public sector..
May 10th, 2009 · Comments Off on Some schools are more equal than others..
This article combines a number of themes dear to our hearts. The overwhelming importance of education (not only for the economy, but civil society and culture in general), experimentation with new organizational forms, evidence based policies. The only problem we have with the article is that it’s way too short..
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April 23rd, 2009 · 3 Comments
We like evidence based policies (instead of the ideologically informed ones). No more so than on education, an issue most dearest to our heart and most underestimated in the economic debate. Here is some very important evidence…