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Stanford economist discusses his study that found Chinese students lose their advantage in critical thinking when they get to college

3 months ago
Sky Canaves
What drives me crazy is they’re not learning anything in college," says Scott Rozelle, a Stanford University economist whose recent study upended notions about China's schools. "There are no incentives for the kids to work hard. Everyone graduates."
By Sky Canaves
Sky Canaves previously reported for The Wall Street Journal in Beijing and Hong Kong, where she covered media, culture, social issues, and legal affairs, and served as the founding editor and lead writer of the WSJ’s China Real Time site. Prior to becoming a journalist, Sky worked in the China corporate law practice of Baker & McKenzie, and she has also taught journalism and media law at the University of Hong Kong. She speaks Mandarin and has accumulated more than a decade's experience living, studying and working in China.