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Economics of Education
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Dominic J. Brewer, Patrick J. McEwan
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Economics of Education

Dominic J. Brewer, Patrick J. McEwan
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A collection of short, stand-alone chapters divided into five sections including overview of the field;private and social returns to human capital investments;production, costs and financing of education; teachers and teacher labor markets; andeducation markets, choice 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.

The 70 contributors are each well-regarded economists whose research has advanced the topic on which they write, and this book fulfills anundersupplied niche for a text in the economics of education.

The chapters come from the acclaimed International Encyclopedia of Education, 3e (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.

  • This single volume textbookpresents a cohesive view of this increasingly important area of economics
  • Superb contributions from well-regarded economist convey unique and useful perspectives
  • Chapters contain an extensive bibliography and further readings toenable interested researchers to extend their knowledge into each specific topic
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Publisher
Elsevier Science
Year
2010
ISBN
9780080965314
Topic
Education
Subtopic
Education General

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