Early Childcare Policy Explainer

The early achievement gap usually refers to to the gap in test scores between low-income children and higher income children. There’s three things to really know about this achievement gap. First, it’s large. It’s quite substantial, even for very young kids. Two, it’s been growing over time. So, historically–it’s at historically high levels, meaning that […]

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Education Financing: Government as Risk Manager? Prof Bruce Chapman Interviewed by Dr Jan Libich

Education Financing: Government as Risk Manager? Prof Bruce Chapman interviewed by Dr Jan Libich, www.youtube.com/watch?v=ctI1R6gkVV8 Welcome to La Trobe University in Melbourne. My name is Jan Libich and I’m really delighted to be joined by a very esteemed Australian economist, Professor Bruce Chapman from the Australian National University. Welcome Bruce. Thank you very much for […]

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School of Public Policy | Davenport Institute – Professional Certificate in Public Engagement

(upbeat soaring music) – [Man] The group that has come together here, they all have great backgrounds and experiences in community engagement and being able to learn from the cohort itself was really great. – [Woman] The instructors, like all the participants, were incredibly committed individuals. – [Woman] They were able to share very complex […]

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Divided government and gridlock in the United States | Khan Academy

– [Instructor] We have this diagram here, party divisions of the United States Congress. And what this helps us visualize is which parties controlled the various houses of Congress as well as which party was in control of the White House. So for example, during Lyndon Johnson’s administration, he was a Democrat, that’s why this […]

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Fiscal policy to address output gaps | AP Macroeconomics | Khan Academy

– [Instructor] What we see here is an economy with an output gap. As you can see, the short run equilibrium output is below our full employment output. This is sometimes referred to as a recessionary output gap. And in other videos, we talk about how there could be a self-adjustment mechanism in the long […]

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Why Study a Master of Business Administration (Advanced) at Curtin?

Our Curtin MBA is incredibly well-ranked and our MBA (Advanced) students are part of that program. The Curtin MBA program stood out for me because it’s globally recognised. Having worked in health care previously I wanted to go into a business arena and it gave me an excellent opportunity to do that. The advantage of […]

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The incredible history of the 2nd Amendment and America’s gun violence problem | Jill Lepore

One of the more interesting theories about the nature of gun violence in the United States and the quite high homicide rate in the United States, both of which distinguish the United States from other similar nations, has to do with at what moment in time the United States became independent and why the Second […]

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