Sunday, April 10, 2011

Eye Can See Clearly Now

Education spending question: What if a $10 purchase could buy you a 50% increase in how much a child learned in a school year?

Paul Glewwe (rhymes with ‘heavy’) and Albert Park did it by giving away $10 eyeglasses to schoolchildren with poor eyesight in China.
Eyesight, Education & Economics
Audio Embed: APM & WNYC's Freakonomics Radio Podcast 4/5/11, Host: Stephen J. Dubner

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