STEM

How Does Compulsory Math Education Close the Racial Income Gap?

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) education has been a national imperative for decades. More recent administrations have prioritized STEM...

Does Merit-Based Financial Aid Reduce the Number of STEM Graduates?

Although ensuring access of talented individuals to higher education is of great importance, there is evidence that suggests that merit-based financial aid reduces the number of graduates in STEM fields, one of the main drivers of innovation and, thus, of economic growth.

Is America Perpetuating Inequality by Increasing the Number of Schools Teaching STEM?

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) jobs are in high demand, but STEM educational programs may not reach all American students equally.

Barriers for Highly Skilled Immigrants: Why should American firms care?

How would hiring more highly skilled immigrants impact American firms?