Debate: Education and the Economy
The rapid growth of China, India, Brazil and other emerging powers has dramatically altered the complexion of the global economy in recent years. At the same time, rising deficits, high trade imbalances, a declining dollar, and a lingering economic downturn have placed America’s position within the global economy in peril-and have policymakers deliberating over the keys to America’s economic future.
One area often cited as critical to the nation’s future economic strength is higher education, particularly that America must dramatically increase the number of college-educated citizens to remain a leading economic power.
Date: Fri, 26 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0800
Location: Charlottesville, Virginia, Miller Center of Public Affairs, Miller Center of Public Affairs
Program and discussion: http://fora.tv/2010/02/26/Debate_Education_and_the_Economy