Author: Kai L. Chan

Finance professional based in New York

AI-powered automation will have an ethnic bias

July 30, 2019

Kai Chan Distinguished Fellow, INSEAD Innovation and Policy Initiative The Fourth Industrial Revolution, with artificial intelligence (AI) as one of its principal drivers, promises big changes. AI automation is expected to lead to, among other things, large disruptions in the labour market. A 2013 Oxford study estimated that almost half of employment in the US […]

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Measuring mobility

July 10, 2019

A letter to the Princeton Alumni Weekly (PAW). July 10, 2019 (Volume 119, Number 15) The article on economic mobility (Life of the Mind, May 15) seems to confuse economic mobility with economic growth. Most economists measure economic mobility as intergenerational movement along the income-distribution ladder (rather than by absolute incomes). That is, to what […]

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Ces 8 pays affichent de meilleurs résultats scolaires que la France sans dépenser plus

May 24, 2019

BUSINESS INSIDER FRANCE Chisato Goya 24 Mai 2019, 14:23 NB: Text below changed from article to reflect that spending on education is expressed per capita (par tête), not per student. Dépenser plus ne garantit pas forcément de meilleurs résultats. Cette affirmation est vraie dans différents domaines, dont l’éducation. Kai L. Chan, professeur émérite de l’INSEAD […]

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The Countries Getting the Highest Return on Education

December 26, 2018

Kai L. Chan, Distinguished Fellow, INSEAD Innovation & Policy Initiative | December 26, 2018 The key to fostering a more educated populace is not financial – it’s cultural.In measuring performance in education or healthcare, societies often mistakenly focus on inputs rather than outcomes. That is, it is common to erroneously measure success by counting the resources devoted […]

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L’anglais, trop fort

November 6, 2018

L’anglais, trop fort ANTOINE ROBITAILLE Mardi, 6 novembre 2018 05:00MISE à JOUR Mardi, 6 novembre 2018 05:00 Je suis tombé hier par hasard sur un texte intitulé « Is the English language too powerful ? ». (La langue anglaise est-elle trop puissante ?) L’auteur, Kai Chan, est « distinguished fellow » à l’INSEAD (l’Institut européen d’administration des affaires). Il a […]

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