Designing Effective Public-Private Partnerships in Education

Designing Effective Public-Private Partnerships in Education (News and Research 321) Designing effective public-private partnerships in education To be effective, public-private partnerships (PPPs) in education, need to be innovative, hold schools accountable, empower parents and students, and promote diverse educational institutions. A clear legal and regulatory framework is crucial to achieving a sustainable solution. Best practice wouldContinue reading “Designing Effective Public-Private Partnerships in Education”

Poverty and Shared Prosperity 2022

Poverty and Shared Prosperity 2022 (News and Research 320) Poverty and Shared Prosperity 2022: Correcting Course | provides the first comprehensive analysis of the pandemic’s toll on poverty in developing countries. It identifies how governments can optimize fiscal policy to help correct course. Fiscal policies offset the impact of COVID-19 on poverty in many high-incomeContinue reading “Poverty and Shared Prosperity 2022”

Capturing the Educational and Economic Impacts of School Closures

Capturing the Educational and Economic Impacts of School Closures (News and Research 319) Capturing the Educational and Economic Impacts of School Closures in Poland The effect of school closures in the spring of 2020 on the math, science, and reading skills of secondary school students in Poland is estimated. The COVID-19-induced school closures lasted 26Continue reading “Capturing the Educational and Economic Impacts of School Closures”

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”