A study of the educational backgrounds of 2,563 high-ranking officials in international organisations has shown that 89% earned at least one ‘Western’ degree.
Nearly half studied in two countries – 27% in the US and 19% in the UK – writes Moosung Lee, a PhD candidate at the University of Minnesota, in International Higher Education. By recruiting key personnel from preferred universities, “international organisations are to some degree instilling particular cognitive and cultural norms”.
Full report on the International Higher Education site
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