Education, and Education Again

Education, and Education Again (News and Research 257) “I repeat it for a reason: education and education again” Shavkat Mirziyoyev At an event in the Kuksaroy residence, Shavkat Mirziyoyev spoke about the coverage of higher education in Uzbekistan, Kun.uz reports. According to him, five years ago the coverage was 9%, now it is 29%. IfContinue reading “Education, and Education Again”

Selective Universities

(News and Research 255) University selectivity and returns premium: evidence from Kazakhstan | More selective universities are presumably better in quality and expected to provide better labour market outcomes for their graduates – returns premia. However, various empirical applications have found that part of it should be attributed to selectivity. Using the data on recentContinue reading “Selective Universities”

Helping Low-Income Students

Helping Low-Income Students (News and Research 254) Russia’s education system could achieve better teaching and learning outcomes if it focused more on developing 21st-century skills says Tigran Shmis Helping Low-Income Students Save for College | The California Comeback Plan, signed into law by Governor Gavin Newsom earlier this month, lays the groundwork to create collegeContinue reading “Helping Low-Income Students”

Future Economic Challenges

News and Research 252 The major future economic challenges, by Olivier Blanchard and Jean Tirole Responding to the global challenges facing our societies requires new analytical frameworks and the emergence of new ideas, especially in the aftermath of the global health crisis. The President of the Republic asked Olivier Blanchard, Professor Emeritus at MIT, andContinue reading “Future Economic Challenges”

Lifelong Learning takes Center Stage

News and Research 251 The Paradoxes of Russian Higher Education Surprised the World Bank Experts ПАРАДОКСЫ РОССИЙСКОГО ВЫСШЕГО ОБРАЗОВАНИЯ УДИВИЛИ ЭКСПЕРТОВ ВСЕМИРНОГО БАНКА | “Even the experts of the World Bank, when calculating the National Wealth of the Russian Federation, were forced to admit that they faced a paradox in this issue”…  “The experts cameContinue reading “Lifelong Learning takes Center Stage”