American leadership in the human capital century: have the virtues of the past become the vices of the present?
Abstract: America led other nations by a wide margin in the provision of general, formal education to the masses and did so because of characteristics -virtues -that were shaped by New World endowments and republican ideology. Almost all of these virtues are now being questioned, and in the twenty-first century an entirely new set of virtues could emerge.
Status: Published in Education in the 21st century: meeting the challenges of a changing world
File(s): File format is application/pdf http://www.bostonfed.org/economic/conf/conf47/conf47c.pdf
Provider: Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Part of Series: Conference Series ; [Proceedings]
Publication Date: 2002