Read — 2014/09/21

by shwolff

Today’s selection of articles includes:

  1. Chinese tourists find a movable feast best left behind“, by Dan Bilefsky (NY Times). France fears wilting tourism numbers — and, perhaps more pressingly, a corresponding plummet in revenue — as cultural differences and the effects of Paris Syndrome hit home to Chinese vacationers.
  2. Why federal college ratings won’t rein in tuition“, by Susan Dynarski (NY Times). An overview of how colleges collect revenue, and why President Obama’s proposed rating system won’t (entirely) solve soaring tuition.
  3. Too young to die, too old to worry“, by Jason Karlawish (NY Times). Balancing prevention and pleasure during the aging process.