Math scores of kids in rich countries are higher even if they are from poorer families. How do you compare very different tests? Have one group of kids take a sample of all of them!
"It’s better to be a poor pupil in a rich country than the reverse" -- at least as far as test scores are concerned. has a much prettier version of my favorite graph from our "Rosetta Stone" paper with .
"It’s better to be a poor pupil in a rich country than the reverse"
Not a joke that is in the Economist every week This is on his new paper with & looks at whether edu outcomes depend on where you were born. TLDR: better to be a poor pupil in a rich country than a rich pupil in a poor country
Poor pupils in rich countries score better at tests than rich children in poor countries
Poor pupils in rich countries score better at tests than rich children in poor countries
Poor pupils in rich countries score better at tests than rich children in poor countries
Hive Mind theory in The Economist: Your nation's test scores matter so much more than your own
What if...and hear me out... What if the strong students grow up to build better institutions, tend to save more capital, and tend to cooperate better on complicated, high productivity tasks? What if your nation's test scores matter more than your own?
Este gráfico é impressionante, alunos no topo da distribuição de renda no Brasil tem desempenho pior que alunos pobres de países ricos
We’ve been debating what this chart looks like. Suggestions so far include hair, spaghetti, a feather duster, Haribo and a Jackson Pollock #dataviz
Not a joke that is in the Economist every week This is on his new paper with & looks at whether edu outcomes depend on where you were born. TLDR: better to be a poor pupil in a rich country than a rich pupil in a poor country