Tag Archives: education

The Women’s Education Gap is Nearly Closed

Health outcomes are even closer but moving in the wrong direction.

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International Women’s Day: 100 More Years to Parity?

The overall gender gap and the political representation gap specifically is still a century from closing at the current pace.

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Trump’s Economic Agenda: The State of Dis-Union

The “forgotten” Americans – to whom Trump solemnly promised that they would be forgotten no more – are likely to go empty-handed.

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Tackling Global Inequality

Why can’t 20th century tools be used to address 21st century income inequality?

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Will Trump’s Tax Victory Lead to Historic Defeat?

The U.S. government already spends less on education and science than at almost any other time in history. Trump’s tax plan will cut those investments even lower.

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Can Inequality Be Reduced?

What are the realistic options to tackle the scourge of crass inequality in rich welfare states?

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The Plight Of China’s “Left Behind” Children

61 million children in China grow up effectively parentless. Imagine the consequences on their development.

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Education and the Global Battle Against Extremism

Education is the most powerful tool for building a fairer, more humane and inclusive world.

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Why Good U.S. Jobs Are Too Few and Wages So Poor

The lack of workers trained for a more technologically demanding workplace is slowing growth.

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New Beginnings in Timor-Leste

Improving educational standards in Timor-Leste is vital for its future success.

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