Are billionaires good with exams as well as their finances?
Or are they more likely to have escaped school at the first opportunity and worked their way up to make their fortunes?
An analysis of the educational background of the top tier of dollar billionaires shows that they are much more likely than average to have gone to university.
And they are more likely to have a postgraduate degree than no degree at all.
It doesn’t give much support for the image of self-taught entrepreneurs, relying on their own wit and wisdom rather than higher education.
- Source: Are billionaires more likely to be graduates? – BBC News
- Published: 24 February 2016