College Admissions in China and USA

College Admissions in China and USA

The Matt Townsend Show - Season 1, Episode 1315 , Segment 2

Episode: Positivity Crash Course, Fixing College Admissions, Leaders

  • Oct 7, 2017 4:00 pm
  • 22:51 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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