Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Links of Interest (01/20/2009)

Education quality and economic growth: rather than just increase in school attainment and enrolment, higher cognitive skills matter for economic growth.

The aftermath of financial crisis

Shoot the bankers, nationalize the banks, writes Philip Stephens in FT

Monetizing the value of life, happiness, HIV/AIDS and deaths in Africa

David Gergen weighs in development in Obama administration

Extra incentives (monthly take-home rations) to lure girls to primary schools and to decrease gender equality

Widening credibility gap on aid

Economists, ideology, and stimulus