ECONOMICS OF EDUCATION

ECONOMICS OF EDUCATION

by Dominic J. Brewer
     
 

This anthologyof recent discipline summariespresentsan authoritative, topical resourceaboutthe economicsof education. Fiftychapters describe major and minor subjects withintheory and empirics,returns to investments in human capital,financing, production, labor,and incentives. The collection provides international perspectives that describe the origins of these

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This anthologyof recent discipline summariespresentsan authoritative, topical resourceaboutthe economicsof education. Fiftychapters describe major and minor subjects withintheory and empirics,returns to investments in human capital,financing, production, labor,and incentives. The collection provides international perspectives that describe the origins of these subjects, their major issues and proponents, their landmark studies, and opportunities for future research.

Published with an introduction written especially for this volume, these articles come from the International Encyclopedia of Education 3rd edition (2010), edited byEva Baker, Barry McGaw,and Penelope Peterson.The Encyclopedia contains over 1,350 articles in 24 sections that stretch from educational philosophies and technologies to measurement, leadership, and national systems of education

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ISBN-13:
9780080965307
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
02/01/2010
Pages:
383
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 11.10(h) x 1.20(d)

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