China Woes

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This will be a make-or-break week for the Chinese stock market, after officials rolled out an unprecedented series of steps this weekend to prevent a stock market crash that would hurt the world’s second-largest economy. Questions: 1. What has the Chinese stock market done in the last 3 weeks? 2. What will the suspension of… Read more »

College a Commodity?

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Unfortunately, most everyone now evaluates college in purely economic terms, thus reducing it to a commodity like a car or a house. There is now a cottage industry built around such data. Questions: 1. According to the author, what does the value of a degree depend upon and why should it be set apart from… Read more »