Greg Mankiw’s Weblog: The Father or mother Entice

I simply completed studying The Father or mother Entice: How one can Cease Overburdening Mother and father and Remedy Our Inequality Disaster by Nate Hilger. Just a few years in the past, Nate was a pupil at Harvard, which I did not know a lot about, and he was variety sufficient to ship me a duplicate. I can say it’s terrific – intelligently argued and really nicely written. The fundamental theme is that society must do extra to assist kids be taught abilities exterior of the traditional college day.

I hesitated on the final chapter, which appears to counsel that in the event you disagree with the earlier arguments, you’re both ignorant or racist. Certain, Nate says it extra diplomatically than I simply did, however that is what I took away. Earlier than that, nevertheless, the ebook appealed to me and was largely persuasive. It deserves to be extensively learn.