Q&A about Higher Education in East Asia
October 20, 2011
East Asia is a region that has grown rapidly, but its low- and middle- income countries face the challenges of maintaining growth and climbing the income ladder. Higher education is critical in this effort, but it is not fulfilling its potential to contribute to the region’s growth agenda. It does not sufficiently provide its graduates with the skills that firms need to increase their productivity.
On October 20th, World Bank Lead Economist Emanuela di Gropello and Economist Prateek Tandon discussed the findings and recommendations in the report "Putting Higher Education to Work: Skills and Research for Productivity and Growth in East Asia".
Replay the discussion below.