Valentina Garcia GonzalezGrowing up and attending school in northern Georgia, Valentina Garcia Gonzalez, now 19, exuded confidence in the academic arena.
She was accepted into gifted classes and took more than two dozen advanced-placement (AP) courses at Berkmar High School, a public school in Lilburn, Georgia, right outside of Atlanta.
By MJagadesh Kumar Universities offer formal and organised higher education in a variety of subjects. The primary objective of higher education is to enable the students to (i) acquire critical thinking, (ii) ability to ask questions, (iii) synthesise information and (iv) use the acquired knowledge to find solutions to unfamiliar complex situations. In the recent past, the yearly announcement of world university rankings has caught the public imagination and questions are being asked about why Indian universities do not find their place in the top rankings.
OTTAWA — Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau is sticking with his assertion that the middle class is struggling with stagnant incomes and skyrocketing household debt, no matter what Statistics Canada says.
The agency released a study earlier this week that said families have become wealthier; Trudeau cited another report which concluded that ‘the Canadian dream is a myth more than a reality’, with median net worth rising 44.5 per cent since 2005 and almost 80 per cent since 1999.
Laura Tyson has a nice piece in Project Syndicate this morning about typhoon season for emerging market economies.
With increasing signs the North Atlantic central banks will tighten over the next several years, forward-looking financial markets are incorporating that tightening into their pricing of emerging-market assets today.
This means emerging-market central banks with three options:
This is an unedited version of my article for Sunday Times, April 06.From jobs programmes aiming to boost employment creation to entrepreneurship strategies and to solemn promises to unlock credit supply and investment for indigenous innovation-based enterprises, Irish SMEs have been basked in the public policy sunshine.