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Professors to study Afghanistan education

Professors to study Afghanistan education

April 3, 2014


Filed under News

Three NYU professors received a grant to study the education system in Afghanistan. International education professor Dana Burde, statistics professor Joel Middleton and politics professor Cyrus Samii will examine the transition of community-based schools in Afghanistan from nongovernmental organi...

Redirecting foreign aid to where it actually matters

Redirecting foreign aid to where it actually matters

April 11, 2013


Filed under Opinion

In the wake of the recent global recession, U.S. government spending on domestic and international projects is being pulled back in some areas and increased in others. The distribution of taxpayer dollars to foreign aid initiatives has been reduced by billions of dollars — a relatively small percent...