A new study looks at how male and female students are distributed across different fields of study in Ph.D. programs. Overall, the Ph.D. fields that you think will (and probably should) pay more have more men while those you think will (and probably should) pay less have more women.
Erdogan can’t seize absolute control and expect Western businessmen to believe the assurances of his proxies that all is well.
Secretary DeVos’s reticence to continuing the Obama administration’s Title IX enforcement policies is wholly justifiable. Nor is she alone in questioning their repercussions on campus.
Are large numbers of Americans facing a retirement crisis? Will they suffer a substantial drop in their standard of living in later life? Alicia Munnell, director of Boston College’s Center for Retirement Research, argues that the outlook is alarming. Andrew Biggs, resident scholar at the nonprofit American Enterprise Institute, contends that most Americans are doing just fine.
In an excerpt from his new book, Letters to a Young Education Reformer, Frederick M. Hess describes how his experiences as a student and a teacher inspired his commitment to opening up outdated education systems and reinventing schooling to better serve every child.
One has to pity Puerto Rico. With the temporary protection that Congress last year provided the island from its creditors due to expire on May 1, Puerto Rico is now headed for a spate of costly and disruptive creditor lawsuits.
In my first job as a Washington reporter, John Gizzi pulled me into the office to impart wisdom about living and working in this town. One piece that stuck with me: “You can tell a person’s character by how they treat a person from whom they don’t believe they have anything to gain.”
He may as well have been speaking about Kate O’Beirne.
The way the issue is reported, it’s easy to conclude that understanding employment is largely a mechanical exercise: When jobs are available, more people work; when jobs are cut, more people are unemployed.