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What Are the Trade-offs of Meritocratic College Admissions?
St. Louis Fed research suggests that removing certain constraints in college admission standards and higher-education funding could boost entry and graduation rates and earnings.
The Trade-Off Between Fun and Wages Is Real
Choosing a job or career can be daunting because there are so many factors to consider. Most of the time, we compare the costs of getting a job, such as how much schooling it requires, how difficult the application is, etc., against just one benefit—the salary. In this article, we move beyond the pay and introduce several tangible and intangible benefits to consider when selecting a job.
The Trade-Offs of Counterterrorism Policies
This article provides a modern overview of counterterrorism tools and their trade-offs for curbing terrorist attacks and their consequences. Defensive and proactive countermeasures constitute two main classes of counterterror tools deployed by targeted governments. The primary drawback of defensive actions, which make terrorist attacks more costly and less apt to succeed, is attack transference that shifts the mode, venue, or target of attacks to those less protected. In contrast, offensive proactive measures, which confront the terrorists directly, may result in backlash as terrorist ...