The paper highlights that over the past century, access to education has increased enormously, illiteracy has fallen dramatically, and a higher proportion of people are completing primary, secondary, or tertiary education than ever before. But huge problems remain. About 115 million children of primary school age are not currently enrolled in school. Most are illiterate and live in absolute povertyathe majority female. Some 264 million children of secondary school age are not currently enrolled, and the quality of schooling is often low.In addition to making the EU what he calls aan engine for international cooperation on antitrust, a Monti is also proud that ... He points to a string of decisions that have blocked mergers within the EUafor example, Volvo-Scania and Schneider-Legrand. ... At the same time, however, he notes that Europe badly needs more growth, productivity, and competitiveness or it will lack the requisite muscle andanbsp;...
|Title||:||Finance and Development, June 2005|
|Author||:||International Monetary Fund, External Relations Department Staff|
|Publisher||:||International Monetary Fund - 2005-06-06|