More on education, social mobility, and concentrated wealth by the always insightful Tyler Cowen—a piece and a set of facts with bearing on our last assignment.
Study writing and interpersonal skills, to be sure, as the previous post counsels, but knowing the numbers, beg pardon, counts out in the world.
If this blog post is accurate, then writing op-ed pieces is a highly marketable skill worth mastering. Competitive advantage goes to those who excel in Econ 479…
Why not go to college? Present company excepted, many people don’t—which, according to economist Erik Hurst, may not make the best financial sense.
I’m obsessed with attention to detail. I don’t know that you can teach that—either that triggers you to stay for the next two hours to fix something, or you’re the kind of person who will just let it slide.
Soledad O’Brien, CEO of Starfish Media, interviewed in the New York Times