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Recently, some academics complained to the big academic job board, www.jobs.ac.uk, that an advertisement for a lectureship contained exactly one… Read more How to write a good job advert (1/3)
People talk such guff about education. In brief, you want an organized map of the field, a reason to want… Read more Some people talk such guff about education
I am writing this post, as is my wont, to record some notes from a paper I read: Azevado, R.E… Read more Baffled by bankers’ bonuses? Read agency theory
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There are all sorts of jobs in this world that I call invisible jobs. You can walk along the High… Read more What is it like to study at uni and work with a famous Professor?
The distinction between university education and other post-school education can be hard to grasp. Many emotional arguments are advanced. “We… Read more Why be bothered with a university education?