Posts Tagged ‘education’

Learn all the things!

Today, I decided to delve into the world of MOOCs (Not to be confused with MOOP.) Massive Open Online Courses are part of a large-scale learning platform where classes are offered freely to anyone via the internet. Many major colleges are offering classes in a variety of subjects, some offering certification in the subject upon […]

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Follow-Up: Koch deal with FSU

A few months ago, I posted about a deal granting Charles G. Koch the right to fill two teaching slots in the economics program at Florida State University. Yesterday, Jodi at Economists Do It With Models made a post expanding on the many implications the deal may have. It’s definitely an interesting read. As an […]

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Buying the Right to Hire New Professors

Last week, the economics department at Florida State University received a great deal of publicity about a deal granting Charles G. Koch the right to decide who will fill two new teaching slots: A foundation bankrolled by Libertarian businessman Charles G. Koch has pledged $1.5 million for positions in Florida State University’s economics department. In […]

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