Category: Economy

Human dignity

The same problem arises in relation to the information society. The ‘information highways’ to which young people and even children will have increasingly easier access, could well find…

Solow’s Productivity Paradox

The productivity paradox refers to the slowdown in productivity growth in the United States in the 1970s and 80s despite rapid development in the field of information technology (IT) over the same period.

Agnotology

The literature that discusses this feature of public discourse travels under the rubric of agnotology. It is not the study of ignorance and doubt under all their manifestations,…

The knowledge we have lost in information

It is important to understand how this refracted the very notion of radical ignorance as a natural state of being for humankind in the later political economy of…

Les trois écritures

Plus rien n’est signe, tout est signal. Plus rien n’est chose, tout est état. Plus rien n’est esprit, tout est communication. Par moments, quand la vie n’est pas…

Edu-business

This chapter moves on from where the last left off. Here we look again into the world of multinational edu-business and begin to explore the buying and selling…

Distribution costs

Distribution costs include the need to constantly post new content, since the volume of new content is a large factor for stickiness. Distribution costs include site design, and…

Baumols cost disease

Baumol’s Cost Disease is the inevitable escalation of the real costs that occur in labour-intensive industries like the arts, health care and education. The labour costs in these…

Universalisme

Med udbredelsen af globale sammenligninger af de nationale skole- og uddannelsespræstationer i regi af transnationale organisationer som OECD, UNESCO, IEA og EU er der opstået en art pædagogisk…

Crude criteria

There is thus a strong methodological case for emphasizing the need to assign explicitly evaluative weights to different components of quality of life (or of well-being) and then…

Unlikely

The implications from these findings suggest that we should not expect large positive (or negative) impacts from ICT investments in schools or computers at home. Schools should not…

Deloitte, 2014

Det samlede effektiviseringspotentiale per lærer for henholdsvis forberedelse og opgaveevaluering er beregnet ved at gange procentsatsen for henholdsvis anvendelsesgrad og tidsmæssig besparelse. Dette giver for eksempelvis podcast et…

Goodhart’s law

Goodhart’s law is an adage named after economist Charles Goodhart, which has been phrased by Marilyn Strathern as “When a measure becomes a target, it ceases to be a good measure.”[1]One way…