Carol Frances, the former economist at the American Council on Education, describes it as a "spectacular upsurge" and "phenomenal success." Stephan Vincent-Lancrin, senior analyst at the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development's (OECD's) Centre for Educational Research and Innovation, says it is "astonishing . . . people can't believe it." For Hanna Rosin, author of The End of Men, it is "the strangest and most profound change of the century, even more so because it is unfolding in a similar way pretty much all over the world."
- From Of Boys and Men: Why the Modern Male Is Struggling, Why It Matters, and What to Do About It. by Richard V. Reeves