The Price of War

The Price of War (News and Research 316) The price of war: Macroeconomic effects of the 2022 sanctions on Russia | Noam Angrist, Simeon Djankov, Pinelopi Goldberg and Harry Patrinos (Chapter 26) show enormous losses of education and human capital–particularly coming after the pandemic. Ukrainian children are estimated to have lost one year of schooling …Continue reading “The Price of War”

The Economics of Higher Education

Higher Education (News and Research 315) Towards a More Sustainable and Transparent Higher Education System in Latvia | Lucia Brajkovic, Diego Ambasz | Academic careers are an important aspect of higher education policy and practice. A high-quality academic workforce – spanning both teaching and research positions – provides major inputs into relevant research publications andContinue reading “The Economics of Higher Education”

The Most Educated

The Most Educated (News and Research 313) 25 Most Educated Countries In the World | Education can also increase incomes. According to the World Bank, the economic returns on average of a tertiary education is a 17% increase in earnings compared to a 10% increase for primary education and a 7% increase for a secondaryContinue reading “The Most Educated”

High-quality schooling is a necessary component of economic growth

High-quality schooling is a necessary component of economic growth (News and Research 309) High-quality schooling is a necessary component of economic growth, according to 60 years of international test data Published by the Thomas B. Fordham Institute on 9.22.2022 (https://fordhaminstitute.org/) International student assessments are commonplace today, though none existed before 1965, and few countries participatedContinue reading “High-quality schooling is a necessary component of economic growth”