Handbook of the Economics of Education

Handbook of the Economics of Education

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What is the value of an education? Volume 4 of the Handbooks in the Economics of Education combines recent data with new methodologies to examine this and related questions from diverse perspectives. School choice and school competition, educator incentives, the college premium, and other considerations help make sense of the investments and returns associated with education. Volume editors Eric A. Hanushek (Stanford), Stephen Machin (University College London) and Ludger Woessmann (Ifo Institute for Economic Research, Munich) draw clear lines between newly emerging research on the economics of education and prior work. In conjunction with Volume 3, they measure our current understanding of educational acquisition and its economic and social effects. Winner of a 2011 PROSE Award Honorable Mention in Economics from the Association of American Publishers Demonstrates how new methodologies are yielding fresh perspectives in education economics Presents topics and authors whose data and conclusions attest to the globalization of research Complements the policy and social outcomes themes of volume 3Technical Manual: 2002 Series Ged Tests. American Council on Education, GED Testing Service, Washington, DC. American Psychological Association, 2007. APA Dictionary of Psychology. American Psychological Association, Washington, anbsp;...

Title:Handbook of the Economics of Education
Author:Eric A Hanushek, Stephen J. Machin, Ludger Woessmann
Publisher:Elsevier - 2011-07-13


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