China’s gold star | Brookings Institution

If your elementary school was like mine, when you did a good job on your homework you got it back with a gold star pasted on top. The gold star was not valuable itself—you couldn’t deposit it in the bank—but it recognized your good efforts and, maybe, motivated you to work hard on the next assignment.

Source: China’s gold star | Brookings Institution


One comment

  1. ianscyberspace · December 4, 2015

    China is very much in “the club” now.

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