Higher education may be one of the most important channels through which people can attain improved life outcomes based on their merit rather than family background. If qualified students from lower-income families are underrepresented in higher education, there is potentially a failure not just in equity but in economic efficiency as well.
Hoover archivist Issayas Tesfamariam has published Let's Speak Tigrinya: A Multidimensional Approach to the Teaching and Learning of Tigrinya as a Foreign Language with with the National African Languages Resource Center (NALRC) Press at the Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.The textbook is the twenty-second African language volume to be published by the press, and is intended to be used in university language classes around the world.
Hoover Institution fellow Jack Goldsmith talks about the successes and failures of liberal internationalism, the significance of Donald Trump’s effect on it, and what the future holds for the liberal international order.
Diversity and Inclusion are both process and outcome. The process of Diversity is a steady increase in the number of underrepresented minorities (URM) and women in all organizations (e.g., higher education, media, business, non-profits, government). The process of Inclusion requires an increase in the number of URM and women in the higher echelons, the decision-making levels, of organizations. These two processes, to achieve full Diversity and Inclusion, should continue until a reasonable approximation of parity is achieved, namely, half for women and proportional for URM to their share of the overall population.
As markets are embedded in a web of human relations, values and norms, they are impacted by human events. Indeed, throughout history, technological advancements have displaced the market from its traditional webs, precipitating sometimes violent backlashes and periods of surging populism. Currently, the strain of globalization and technological shift is both reflecting and exacerbating the polarizing political tensions so evident around the world today.
The United States needs to expand its cyber intelligence authorities and capabilities to meet the Trump administration’s new cybersecurity strategy, according to top current and former government officials and academics.