College Admissions in China and USA

The Matt Townsend Show - Season 1, Episode undefined

  • Oct 3, 2017 4:00 pm
  • 22:52 mins

Yan Chen is a professor in the School of Information at the University of Michigan.  Yan Chen and a visiting professor of Economics at Tsinghua University. Her research interests include mechanism design, behavioral and experimental economics, and information economics. Fall marks the beginning of the college application season.  Many students get into the college of their choice… and many do not. The reality is that students both in China and in America don’t get into the Universities of their choice because of a broken system.  All of these students have the same question: Is there a better way to do this?  Yan Chen shows that there may way to fix the admissions system.

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Susan Ashford holds the Michael and Susan Jandernoa Professorship in the Management and Organization at the Steven M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan. Her research interests include leader effectiveness and development. There are many types of leaders such as captains of sports teams and parents of families—although not all are effective leaders. Business organizations especially need good leaders and spend more than $24 billion on leadership development every year. Despite this large amount of spending, many leaders who participate in these programs don’t gain the experience they need to make them the best possible leaders. Susan Ashford shares about how to overcome this deficit and become a better leader.