Morning reading: university degrees and inequality on Crooked Timber

July 27, 2010 at 9:06 am Leave a comment

by Alec Patton

The always-worthwhile Crooked Timber blog has an interesting ongoing discussion going about the economist Raghuram Rajan’s argument that high school diploma is insufficient for most office jobs today. Crooked Timber’s Chris Bertram replies:

My guess is that, in terms of the real skills objectively needed to do the job, a high school diploma is more than adequate for most office work. Of course, it may be that, because of competition for those jobs, you need a higher level of qualification to get one. But that’s a different story.

You can read the full post (and the wealth of comments) here.


Entry filed under: Education & Children's Services.

See Innovation in Education Conference speaker Yong Zhao on the Guardian website Co-production: more than a short term fix

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