Handbook of the Economics of Education

Handbook of the Economics of Education

by Eric A Hanushek
     
 

The Handbooks in Economics series continues to provide the various branches of economics with handbooks which are definitive reference sources, suitable for use by professional researchers, advanced graduate students, or by those seeking a teaching supplement. With contributions from leading researchers, each Handbook presents an accurate, self-contained survey of

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The Handbooks in Economics series continues to provide the various branches of economics with handbooks which are definitive reference sources, suitable for use by professional researchers, advanced graduate students, or by those seeking a teaching supplement. With contributions from leading researchers, each Handbook presents an accurate, self-contained survey of the current state of the topic under examination. These surveys summarize the most recent discussions in journals, and elucidate new developments. Although original material is also included, the main aim of this series is the provision of comprehensive and accessible surveys.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780444513991
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
11/27/2006
Series:
Handbooks in Economics
Pages:
700
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.50(d)

Table of Contents

13. Using Wages to Infer School Quality
14. School Resources
15. Drinking from the Fountain of Knowledge: Student Incentive to Study and Learn – Externalities, Information Problems and Peer Pressure
16. Schools, teachers, and Education Outcomes in Developing Countries
17. Has School Desegregation Improved Academic and Economic Outcomes for Blacks?
18. Teacher Quality
19. Teacher Supply
20. Pre-School, Day Care and After School Care: Who’s Minding the Kids?
21. The Courts and Public School Finance: Judge-Made Centralization and Economic Research
22. Income and Peer Quality Sorting in Public and Private Schools
23. Public Intervention in Post-Secondary Education
24. US Higher Education Finance
25. Income Contingent Loans for Higher Education: International Reforms

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