Balancing Warmth and Competence at Work

Human capital formation involves a combination of warmth and competence that results in doing a job effectively and communicating well also.

Chicken Economics

Ten chicks. If I were teaching in Uzbekistan instead of Summit, NJ, I might have received 10 Serbian chicks as a part of my salary. According to Radio Free Europe, the Uzbek government partially paid certain teachers and doctors with…

Schools, Budget Cuts, and Music

By Mira Korber, guest blogger. The story is familiar. With a tight economy and insufficient funds, public schools have to cut back. Music, physical education, and language classes are the first to go. And along with the classes go the…