The Economics of Education
It can be difficult to gauge the balance between making university places accessible but also maintaining their value – here’s how Singapore does it University degrees are a strange commodity. They don’t surge in value when demand gets feverish but instead, like the shares of a listed company, become diluted […]
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Create Moldova or Creative Moldova?
I would like to have written about the consequences of the global intergenerational competition. However, this dilemma does not apply (yet) in Moldova which has only a small number of workers who could join the global competition for jobs and measure up to the educational and professional requirements of the […]
Public Private Partnerships – a Lifeline for Struggling Universities
One unintentional yet potentially welcome consequence of the education reform in Hungary is the promotion of public-private partnerships (PPPs). In primary and secondary education the churches are taking over a lot of schools which hope for better financing through the takeover as was discussed in a previous Local View on Future Challenges. […]