India to slow pace of fiscal consolidation and focus on infrastructure
Three and a half years ago, I wrote here in this blog explaining why we needed more, not fewer, superhero genre movies. I pointed out that, contrary to myopic myths about the history of cinema, adaptations have always been an important part of film history and produce many of a […]
It’s the interface, not the mechanics, that makes an idea “insanely great.”
Last month, the Educational Testing Service (ETS) added to a familiar refrain, releasing a new report on how American Millennials lag behind their peers in other countries on measures of literacy, numeracy, and “problem-solving in technology rich environments.” Using data from the Program for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies […]
The DJIA stocks show investor selectivity and sensitivity to facts, the key elements of a normal, sound stock market.
A round of five budding residential developments set to shoot up along New York City’s High Line in the coming years.
According to the book Meaningful Differences in the Everyday Experience of Young American Children by Todd Risley and Betty Hart, a 3-year-old child raised in a professional family has typically heard 30 million more words than a child whose family is on welfare has. Vocabulary is destiny. However, education is not just skills. And it is not just formal training either. It’s culture.
The high price of college has forced parents to look for savvy ways to reduce the cost of college and preserve their hard-earned assets. In some cases, strategically positioning those assets can make a big difference in the amount of financial aid colleges give based on the three different aid formulas colleges use. Here is how I determine if a family should consider strategic positioning.
Audi’s new R8 supercar will come with a choice of a screaming V10 engine, or a silent electric propulsion system.