PARIS Daniel Louvard does not believe in affirmative action. Time and again, the scientists in his Left Bank cancer laboratory have urged him to recruit with gender diversity in mind. But Mr. Louvard, research director at the Institut Curie and one of Frances top biochemists, just keeps hiring more women
Posts tagged ‘Economic Development’
Growing A Talent Dividend – Boosting college attainment rates could put billions into the economy (Forbes)
Although it appears the worst of the financial crisis may be over, jobs and employment continue to be obstacles to recovery. Public officials at all levels of government are struggling to reach a consensus on the way forward, considering solutions from corporate tax credits for new hires to the creation of incubators to encourage new business starts. But...
An interesting comparison of higher education to other disrupted industries – especially healthcare. The article highlights how critical reforms to higher education is to the future.
The percentage of college graduates in a city’s population explains almost 60% of a city’s economic success, as measured by per capita income.