Tag Archives: Politics of Education

Teacher Tenure, other Debates, and Travelling Reforms


There is no question that ‘Teacher Tenure’ is becoming a hot political issue in the United States, and one which is worth following to develop some insights about the workings of political economy of education in the US.  In the 1990s, various factions in the U.S. were engaged in heated arguments over curriculum and standards.  There were […]

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‘Aggregate demand’ and ‘interest aggregation’


After a fascinating comment by Faisal on my last post and my response to it, I thought another post was warranted to attempt to clear some conceptual fog that may have been created when I used terms such as desire and demand, which were further elucidated by Faisal in his comment.  I had used the […]

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