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The EU countries spent a couple of hundred million - or so - training and educating scientists, engineers, technologists, etc. and then dumped them into unemployment post-degree.

It's not only asinine it's a waste of time, money, economic development, and human potential.


She believed in nothing; only her skepticism kept her from being an atheist. -- Jean-Paul Sartre

by ATinNM on Wed Sep 11th, 2019 at 12:06:26 AM EST
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Especially during a time of negative interest rate bonds.


She believed in nothing; only her skepticism kept her from being an atheist. -- Jean-Paul Sartre
by ATinNM on Wed Sep 11th, 2019 at 12:07:13 AM EST
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While in the US, we provide minimal guidance to our youths who then merrily run up $100,000+ in tuition debt studying subjects that have no hope of providing employment sufficient to pay off the loans.
by asdf on Wed Sep 11th, 2019 at 07:00:08 PM EST
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Are you certain the situations are comparable? Ministers in charge of higher education potentially have many means for adjusting supply to demand. They could require universities to justify the expansion of degree opportunities, for starters. Perhaps fjallstrom or others with experience in European universities could answer.

"It is not necessary to have hope in order to persevere."
by ARGeezer (ARGeezer a in a circle eurotrib daught com) on Thu Sep 12th, 2019 at 02:26:16 AM EST
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