Greg Mankiw’s Weblog: The Father or mother Entice

I simply completed studying The Parent Trap: How to Stop Overloading Parents and Fix Our Inequality Crisis by Nate Hilger. Some years in the past, Nate was a Harvard scholar, who I knew solely barely, and he was good sufficient to ship me a replica. I can report that it’s terrific–smartly argued and really nicely written. The essential theme is that society must do extra to assist kids construct abilities outdoors of the conventional college day.

I balked on the final chapter, which appears to counsel that if you happen to do not agree with the foregoing arguments, you might be both ignorant or racist. After all, Nate says that extra diplomatically than I simply did, however that’s what I took away from it. Earlier than that, nevertheless, the e book drew me in and was largely persuasive. It deserves to be broadly learn.

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