Similarly, mid-tier private colleges often are at a severe disadvantage vis-à-vis their more selective peers. Ivy League institutions and nationally ranked liberal arts colleges have an enormous reputational advantage and sizable endowments that enable them to withstand economic recessions and other exogenous shocks. Heavily tuition-dependent mid-tier private colleges are, even under normal conditions, quite vulnerable to enrollment declines, and a major crisis can push them over the cliff. The pandemic shock is likely to prove to be particularly devastating to less-selective private colleges as some of the weaknesses of the high tuition sticker price-plus-high tuition discounting model are exposed. … [Read more...] about Is there an economic case for saving regional public universities and mid-tier private colleges?
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The positive signs in Pakistan's economy were seen during the first quarter of the ongoing fiscal year 2020-21 (FY20-21), with remittances growing 26.5%, foreign direct investment (FDI) rising 9.1%, tax collection going up 4.5%, and the primary balance turning into a surplus worth Rs258 billion. … [Read more...] about PTI govt’s policies powering economic growth in Pakistan, key indicators show
I must commend the executive for taking the budget presentation and defense seriously the same way the head of government took it seriously and kept to the calendar of presenting it early enough for us to work on it and get it back to the public at the beginning of next year and I am impressed that they took a cue from there and they have been coming. We just met with the Minister of Agriculture who did not send his perm sec to us. He came himself. The other day we met with Works and Housing Minister Fashola who did not send anybody but came himself and I can go on and on. The Minister of Health was with us the other day. All hands appear to be on deck to reverse the budget calendar from what it used to be to January to December in 2021 which is healthy for our economy. … [Read more...] about ECONOMIC RECOVERY: Reps mull reduction of 428 ministries, depts, agencies
Both the Small Business Administration’s Colorado District and the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade are promoting the #ShopLocalColorado social media campaign heading into the holiday season. The goal is to create awareness of Colorado’s nearly 655,000 small businesses. … [Read more...] about Campaign to help Colorado businesses struggling during pandemic promotes shopping local
In this time of crisis, US President-elect Biden has a plan to create millions of good-paying jobs, make it easier for workers to organise unions and collectively bargain, and to give America's working families the tools, choices, and freedom they need to build back better, it said. … [Read more...] about COVID, economic recovery, racial equality top priorities for Biden, Harris
Thailand’s National Vaccine Institute signed a non-refundable advance market commitment contract worth 2.38 billion THB (79 million USD) with AstraZeneca to reserve the supply of the vaccine candidate. Another 3.67 billion THB (121 million USD) agreement for the purchase of the trial vaccine, known as AZD1222, was signed by the Health Ministry’s Disease Control Department. … [Read more...] about VIETNAM NEWS NOVEMBER 29 (updated hourly)