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Greg Mankiw Thinks Greg Mankiw’s Textbook Is Fairly Priced

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1097) This is kind of hilarious. Greg Mankiw has written a blog post expressing his perplexity with The New York Times’ position that textbooks are overpriced: To me, this reaction seems strange. After all, the Times … Continue reading

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Pearson, Efficacy, and Research

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1097) A while back, I mentioned that MindWires, the consulting company that Phil and I run, had been hired by Pearson in response to a post I wrote a while back expressing concerns about the possibility … Continue reading

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Starbucks Paying for Employees Tuition at ASU Online

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1097) This is a big deal: Starbucks will provide a free online college education to thousands of its workers, without requiring that they remain with the company, through an unusual arrangement with Arizona State University, the … Continue reading

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New Internet Trends Presentation: Mary Meeker gets education partly right

By Phil HillMore Posts (466) Mary Meeker from Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers (KPCB) has released her annual Internet Trends presentation, which has taken on a life of its own. Her data is very useful to see macro trends and the … Continue reading

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Four Key Questions for the Apple Education Announcement

By Phil HillMore Posts (466) There is growing buzz online about Apple’s planned media event on January 19th in New York City. Most speculation is focused on Apple distributing textbooks through iTunesU, as described in a New York Times blog. … Continue reading

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