Gustavo Ballvé on February 4th, 2011
Corporate Strategy, Food for thought, Home, Investment Themes, Portfolio Management

No, Singapore is not a democracy. And yet… Tom Friedman (author of “The World is Flat“) gets a first-person view of Singaporean education and wonders what happened to the US. The last paragraph is thought-provoking: “There is real puzzlement here about America today,” said Kishore Mahbubani, dean of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, “because we learned all about what it takes to build a well-functioning society from you. Many of our top officials are graduates of the Kennedy School at Harvard. They just came back home and applied its lessons vigorously.”

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