Skip to main content

Curated by Project Syndicate

Education: The Brain Gain

122 commentaries

Education does not benefit only its recipients; it has a profound impact on national economic outcomes. Poor educational performance may be a determining factor in the inability of Latin American countries to rise from middle- to high-income status over the last 50 years. Likewise, education could explain why Singapore, South Korea, and Taiwan attained high-income status, while countries like Thailand, the Philippines, and Malaysia cannot complete the middle-income transition. Policymakers, economists, educators, and business leaders debate and advance innovative ideas about educational practice and policy.

Sort by: Show:

Our Pick

Featured

  1. op_ramberg1_SepahnewsHandoutAnadolu Agency via Getty Images_iranmissile Sepahnews/Handout/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images
    Subscriber Exclusive

    Israel's Nuclear Option Against Iran

    Bennett Ramberg

    After decades of maintaining a policy of nuclear ambiguity at the behest of the United States, Israel may soon decide that its own undisclosed nuclear arsenal belongs at the center of its security strategy vis-à-vis Iran. Though this would represent a serious escalation, the alternatives are worse.

    thinks stopping the Islamic Republic's weapons program may require threatening a tactical preemptive strike.
    2

Edit Newsletter Preferences

Set up Notification

To receive email updates regarding this {entity_type}, please enter your email below.

If you are not already registered, this will create a PS account for you. You should receive an activation email shortly.