What 50 years of “Returns to Education” has given us

What 50 years of “Returns to Education” has given us  Posted at: World Economic Forum: Agenda https://agenda.weforum.org/2015/03/what-50-years-of-returns-to-education-has-given-us/ By Harry A. Patrinos Mar 24 2015 At last week’s Comparative and International Education Society annual conferencein Washington DC, Najeeb Shafiqput together a special panel honoring the work of pioneering education economists Martin Carnoy and George Psacharopoulos(formerly ofContinue reading “What 50 years of “Returns to Education” has given us”

What education experts think of returns to schooling

At last week’s Comparative and International Education Society annual conference in Washington DC, Najeeb Shafiqput together a special panel honoring the work of pioneering education economists Martin Carnoy and George Psacharopoulos (formerly of the World Bank).  Martin and George were supervised by Theodore Schultz, a Nobel Prize winning economist, who made human capital theory anContinue reading “What education experts think of returns to schooling”

What Works in Education to Get Economies Moving and to Sustain Growth?

Last week I gave the Keynote Speech at the 8th Global Educational Supplies and Solutions (GESS) Dubai and Global Education Forum.  I affirmed the important role of education in society in my presentation, “What Works in Education to Get Economies Moving and to Sustain Growth?”  I said that education is one of the most powerful tools forContinue reading “What Works in Education to Get Economies Moving and to Sustain Growth?”