China, India and Why Peter Thiel is Wrong About Education

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By Vivek Wadhwa — September 30, 2011

We are in a knowledge economy and face brutal competition from all over the world. The weapons in these battles are education and innovation. We certainly need to get the cost of education under control and improve its effectiveness and quality. But if we say that education isn’t worthwhile and that children shouldn’t complete bachelors degrees, we lose.

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