Posts Tagged ‘education’

Lenin, Health Care And Education

An interesting take on education and health care by Arnold Kling: Mark Whitehouse of the WSJ blog writes, Annual public and private health-care spending in the U.S. stands at $7,538 per person, 2.41 times the OECD average and 51% more than the second-biggest spender, Norway. Meanwhile, average U.S. life expectancy is 77.9 years, less than […]

Let’s Get Rid Of The BA Degree

Derek Thompson who writes for the Atlantic had an interesting post the other day that featured what he called “10 Crazy Ways For Fixing Our Education System.” It’s a good article and I recommend it but it was his ninth point that caught my attention. It suggested doing away with the BA degree. The idea […]