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The global auction [electronic resource] : the broken promises of education, jobs, and incomes / Phillip Brown, Hugh Lauder, and David Ashton.

Author/Creator:
Brown, Phillip, 1957-
Publication:
New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2011.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (209 p.)
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Subjects:
Social mobility -- United States.
Educational attainment -- United States.
Labor market -- United States.
American Dream.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
For decades, the idea that more education will lead to greater individual and national prosperity has been a cornerstone of developed economies. Indeed, it is almost universally believed that college diplomas give Americans and Europeans a competitive advantage in the global knowledge wars. Challenging this conventional wisdom, The Global Auction forces us to reconsider our deeply held and mistaken views about how the global economy really works and how to thrive in it. Drawing on cutting-edge research based on a major international study, the authors show that the competition for good, middle
Contents:
Contents; ONE: Introduction; TWO: The False Promise; THREE: Knowledge Wars; FOUR: The Quality-Cost Revolution; FIVE: Digital Taylorism; SIX: The War for Talent; SEVEN: Managing in the Global Auction; EIGHT: High Skills, Low Wages; NINE: The Trap; TEN: A New Opportunity; Notes; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
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Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
Contributor:
Lauder, Hugh.
Ashton, David.
ISBN:
0-19-992644-1
9786612880919
0-19-975082-3
1-282-88091-8
OCLC:
680002003