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  1. International Aid and Private Schools for the Poor

    International Aid and Private Schools for the Poor

    Pauline Dixon
    This fascinating volume challenges the widely held belief that the state should supply, finance and regulate schooling in developing countries. Using India as an example, Dr. Pauline Dixon examines the ways in which private, for-profit schools might serve as a successful alternative to state-run systems of education in impoverished communities around the world. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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    2014   Paperback Price: $ 39.95   Web: $ 31.96
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  2. The College Cost Disease

    The College Cost Disease

    Robert E. Martin
    College cost per student has been on the rise at a pace that matches – or exceeds – healthcare costs. Unlike healthcare, though, teaching quality has declined, and rapidly rising costs and declining quality are not trends easily forgiven by society. The College Cost Disease addresses these problems, providing a behavioral framework for the chronic cost/quality consequences with which higher education is fraught. Providing many compelling insights into the issues plaguing higher education, Robert Martin expounds upon H.R. Bowen’s revenue theory of cost by detailing experience good theory, the principal/agent problem, and non-profit status. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 116.00   Web: $ 104.40
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    2012   Paperback Price: $ 46.00   Web: $ 36.80
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  3. Teaching Innovations in Economics

    Teaching Innovations in Economics

    Edited by Michael K. Salemi, William B. Walstad
    Teaching Innovations in Economics presents findings from the Teaching Innovations Program (TIP) funded by the National Science Foundation. The six-year project engaged economics professors in the use of interactive teaching in undergraduate economics courses. Each chapter offers an insightful explanation of an innovative teaching strategy and provides a description and examples of its effective use in undergraduate economics courses. The book’s conclusion assesses the results from an evaluation of the program that reports detailed findings on how TIP fundamentals have contributed to faculty development and successful outcomes. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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    2012   Paperback Price: $ 46.00   Web: $ 36.80
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  4. The Heart of Teaching Economics

    The Heart of Teaching Economics

    Simon W. Bowmaker
    This unique monograph comprises a collection of interviews conducted face-to-face with leading economists at universities throughout the United States. Presented with the singular opportunity to reflect on and share their wisdom and experience, the 21 interviewees discuss how they interpret, understand and practice their role as teachers. In addition to providing lessons that will inform the way others teach, the interviews shatter the illusion that teaching and research are strictly independent and competing activities. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 175.00   Web: $ 157.50
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    2011   Paperback Price: $ 45.00   Web: $ 36.00
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  5. European Economics at a Crossroads

    European Economics at a Crossroads

    J. Barkley Rosser Jr, Richard P.F. Holt, David Colander
    As Europe moves toward an integrated academic system, European economics is changing. This book discusses that change, along with the changes that are happening simultaneously within the economic profession. The authors argue that modern economics can no longer usefully be described as ‘neoclassical’, but is much better described as complexity economics. The complexity approach embraces rather than assumes away the complexities of social interaction. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  6. Educating Economists

    Educating Economists

    Edited by David Colander, KimMarie McGoldrick
    The economics major is a central part of a college education. But is that economics major doing what it is meant to do? And if not, how should it be changed? This book raises a set of provocative questions that encourage readers to look at the economics major in a different light than it is typically considered and provides a series of recommendations for change. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  7. The Making of a European Economist

    The Making of a European Economist

    David Colander
    David Colander’s highly original and thought provoking book considers ongoing changes in graduate European economics education. Following up on his earlier classic studies of US graduate economic education, he studies the ‘economist production function’ in which universities take student ‘raw material’ and transform it into economists, In doing so he provides insight into economists and economics. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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    2009   Paperback Price: $ 47.00   Web: $ 37.60
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  8. The ‘Woman Question’ and Higher Education

    The ‘Woman Question’ and Higher Education

    Edited by Ann Mari May
    This uniquely interdisciplinary study offers a provocative, contemporary look at the ‘Woman Question’ in relation to higher education at the dawn of the twenty-first century. Leading feminist scholars from a wide variety of perspectives and disciplines — including history, philosophy, education, psychology, sociology, and economics — evaluate the role of biology, discrimination, and choice in rationalizing women’s exclusion from fully participating in the process of knowledge production, as well as examining institutional impediments. Contextualizing arguments against women’s inclusion and including contemporary perspectives on gender, this book offers a rich, multi-layered examination and critical insights into understanding the near universal difficulties that women encounter as they seek to participate fully in the process of knowledge production. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  9. Teaching Economics

    Teaching Economics

    Edited by William E. Becker, Michael Watts, Suzanne R. Becker
    This fascinating sequel to the 1998 Teaching Economics to Undergraduates provides more alternatives to the lecture and chalkboard approach that dominates university economics teaching. Distinguished contributing authors provide a wide range of innovative teaching techniques and examples aimed at more effectively engaging undergraduates in the learning of economics. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  10. Discussing Economics

    Discussing Economics

    Michael K. Salemi, W. L. Hansen
    Discussing Economics treats discussion – meaning formal consideration of questions about a reading – as a new approach to learning economics. Setting out a detailed approach modeled on the ideas of Mortimer Adler and the Great Books Foundation, the authors explain why instructors should organize discussion around interpretive questions, how to plan and lead discussion, and how to integrate it into a course. They then provide a guide to over 60 classic and contemporary readings that span much of the undergraduate economics curriculum. For each, they provide a synopsis, learning objectives, recommended questions, and discussion suggestions Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 154.00   Web: $ 138.60
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    2007   Paperback Price: $ 53.00   Web: $ 42.40
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  11. Teaching Economics to Undergraduates

    Teaching Economics to Undergraduates

    Edited by William E. Becker, Michael Watts
    This book demonstrates alternatives to the lecture and chalkboard approach that dominates the teaching of economics, providing a range of innovative teaching techniques and examples aimed at engaging undergraduates in the learning of economics. Learn More
    1999   Hardback Price: $ 155.00   Web: $ 139.50
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    2000   Paperback Price: $ 47.00   Web: $ 37.60
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