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    Eastern Europe hit the hardest: Romania's struggle to stay afloat.

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    The quality of life of the average citizen of any Eastern European country has taken a dramatic plunge downward since the news of European economic devastation broke in 2008. Many citizens have taken drastic measures to make ends meet to include cutting back on [necessary] doctor visits and limiting...

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    A hidden marketplace: Private tutoring in the former socialist bloc

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    The collapse of the socialist bloc in 1989 was accompanied by a severe economic decline. This resulted in the decrease of education spending in most countries of Southeast/Central Europe and the former Soviet Union. Twenty years later, the global financial crisis has dealt another major blow to the...

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    Hidden privatisation(s) in public education: the case of Private Tutoring

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    Privatisation in public education has become the focus of much-needed analysis, highlighting the ethical dangers associated with education reforms promoting competition, choice, performance management, private-public partnerships, and commercialization in education* However, one of the most widespre...

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    The uncertain future of American public education

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    While academics and policymakers are debating whether education could be preserved as a public good in the aftermath of the global economic crisis, the business world has a different take on the issue. For private equity investors in the United States, education is first and foremost a lucrative in...

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