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Class ClownsHow the Smartest Investors Lost Billions in Education$
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Jonathan A. Knee

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780231179287

Published to Columbia Scholarship Online: January 2019

DOI: 10.7312/columbia/9780231179287.001.0001

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(p.1) Introduction
Class Clowns

Jonathan A. Knee

Columbia University Press

Billions of dollars have been lost in recent decades by some of the smartest investors of our generation who decided to invest in the education sector. The simple idea of this book is that by highlighting where these otherwise accomplished individuals went demonstrably wrong, we can identify a number of common errors and explore what it means about them, education and the business of education. The overarching framework of analysis is introduced as are key lessons of the book.

Keywords:   Investing, Education, Business

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