Education and Economic Growth Focus of Steinhardt Policy Breakfast, Nov. 12


The education policy breakfast series at New York University’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development returns on Fri., Nov. 12 with a discussion on education and economic growth. The breakfast takes place from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. at NYU’s Kimmel Center for University Life, 60 Washington Square South.

Education and Economic Growth Focus of Steinhardt Policy Breakfast, Nov. 12

The education policy breakfast series at New York University’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development returns on Fri., Nov. 12 with a discussion on education and economic growth. The breakfast takes place from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. at NYU’s Kimmel Center for University Life, 60 Washington Square South.

This year’s three-part education policy series focuses on the connections between education and the broader economy, with a particular focus on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education. The goal of the series is to stimulate a conversation among academics, researchers, policymakers, and practitioners about the extent to which human capital drives economic growth in the developed world, the state of STEM education today, challenges for STEM education in the future, and the promise of reform efforts. Panelists will consider the role of K-12 and post secondary educational institutions, as well as not-for-profit science, cultural, and government institutions.

Featuring presentations by Alison Wolf, professor of public sector management, King’s College London, and Henry M. Levin, professor of economics and education, Teachers College, and a response by Jack Buckley, associate professor of applied statistics, NYU, the Nov. 12 discussion will center on the emerging consensus surrounding education policy and 500

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