Welcome to European Tribune. It's gone a bit quiet around here these days, but it's still going.
Don't get me wrong - I'm not saying that they've made up the numbers on purpose.

It's just that this kind of international comparison is not trivial. To take an obvious example, South Korea boasts of a 20 % of GDP "education budget" - but they include primary and secondary schools in that figure!

Similarly, if less blatant, at anything below postgraduate level, there are structural and organisational differences between Europe and the US that make comparisons a non-trivial exercise.

- Jake

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by JakeS (JangoSierra 'at' gmail 'dot' com) on Fri Feb 12th, 2010 at 05:14:59 PM EST
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