It is common knowledge that, in general, the level of education at Jordanian universities has fallen in recent years. Graduates of Jordanian universities are more likely to be unemployed than those with a high school level education.
Maybe it is time for us to come clean on higher education: it is falling.
A major overhaul of the higher education system is warranted and highly overdue.
One reason for the dismal results is decreased spending by government on this…Continue
I recently read with interest “The Start-Up Nation: The Story of Israel’s Economic Miracle”, a Council on Foreign Relations book by Dan Senor and Saul Singer.
I wanted to glean, as an economist, whatever development advice and lessons from the book. The theme of the book was that successful Israeli entrepreneurs and innovators came from the Israeli army. There, they learned skills, refined their craft, gained ideas on entrepreneurship and established business contacts that later…Continue