Argument: Some schools need to prioritize diversity in areas other than foreign students
- Debate archive: Governments and universities everywhere should compete to attract qualified students regardless of nationality or residence
Supporting quotes from the Economist Online Debate Series
- Jessica Vaughn. Economist Debate Series. The Opposition's rebuttal. December 14th, 2007 - "...universities should also ask themselves if they are really doing all they can to find qualified domestic students...the dearth of women and minority representation in major U.S. research university STEM programs ought to be a national embarrassment."