Education as Investment (News and Research 95)

Diploma remains the best guarantee for a good life (Diploma blijft de beste garantie op een goed leven) Onderwijs heeft de voorbije decennia een beter rendement gegarandeerd dan de aandelenmarkt. Dat is de conclusie van een onderzoek van George Psacharopoulos en Harry Patrinos, economen bij de Wereldbank, gebaseerd op een analyse van meer dan elfhonderd … Continue reading Education as Investment (News and Research 95)

Education Is Still a Good Investment (News and Research 94)

Recent World Bank Report Concludes that Education Is Still a Good Investment   As authors George Psacharopoulos and Harry Antony Patrinos write, “The concept of the rate of return on investment in education is very similar to that ... The Ultimate Consumer Good: Education Trends in China  Boasting the world’s largest population, its longest-ever run of … Continue reading Education Is Still a Good Investment (News and Research 94)

Returns to education over the past half-century have beaten the American stock market (News and Research 92)

  From The Economist: Even though more people are doing it, studying is still worthwhile Which has provided a better return in recent decades: America’s stockmarket or education? The latter, according to a research review by George Psacharopoulos and Harry Patrinos for the World Bank. The two economists looked at 1,120 studies, across 139 countries, and … Continue reading Returns to education over the past half-century have beaten the American stock market (News and Research 92)

For Better Returns than the U.S. Stock Market, Invest in Education (News and Research 91)

New Financing Will Support Cambodia in Improving Higher Education for Industrial Development  The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors approved today US$90 million in financing to support Cambodia’s efforts in improving the quality of higher education and research in the country and broadening access to higher education for disadvantaged students. “We welcome World Bank support … Continue reading For Better Returns than the U.S. Stock Market, Invest in Education (News and Research 91)

Building Human Capital: A Project for the World (News and Research 90)

Building Human Capital: A Project for the World Months after World Bank President Jim Kim announced the Human Capital Project, global leaders gathered in Washington to discuss the urgent and critical importance of investing in people to prepare countries for the economy of the future. Peking University Education Finance Research Team Visits World Bank Washington … Continue reading Building Human Capital: A Project for the World (News and Research 90)

Lessons from East Asia and Pacific: Improved Learning Outcomes, Economic Growth, and Equitable Development

Public Event Lessons from East Asia and Pacific: Improved Learning Outcomes, Economic Growth, and Equitable Development Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 9:30am to 11:00am REGISTER Featuring Harry Anthony Patrinos, Practice Manager, East Asia & the Pacific, Education Global Practice, World Bank Nancy Birdsall, Senior Fellow and President Emeritus, Center for Global Development Jaime Saavedra, Senior Practice Director, Education … Continue reading Lessons from East Asia and Pacific: Improved Learning Outcomes, Economic Growth, and Equitable Development