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  1. Add to Wish List 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...
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    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 undergradu...
    Paperback (2011)

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  3. Add to Wish List Education and Economic Performance

    Education and Economic Performance

    Edited by Alison Wolf, Sandra McNally
    Throughout the developed and developing worlds, education spending is seen as a key tool for government policy makers in the quest for economic growth. Promoting ‘human capital’ development is a prime objective for economic and education...
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  4. Add to Wish List 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 expe...
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  5. Add to Wish List European Universities and the Challenge of the Market

    European Universities and the Challenge of the Market

    Marino Regini
    This major volume sheds light on the changing relationship between higher education and the economy in the major European nations. It is the outcome of extensive comparative research on higher education institutions and the economy in si...
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  6. Add to Wish List Smart Leadership for Higher Education in Difficult Times

    Smart Leadership for Higher Education in Difficult Times

    Edited by David W. Breneman, Paul J. Yakoboski
    As the US economy emerges from the severest recession in a generation, large questions regarding its long-term ramifications for higher education remain unanswered. In fact, the harshest effects of the economic downturn are likely ahead ...
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  7. Add to Wish List 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...
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  8. Add to Wish List Higher Education in a Global Society

    Higher Education in a Global Society

    Edited by D. Bruce Johnstone, Madeleine B. d’Ambrosio, Paul J. Yakoboski
    Higher education functions in a global environment of consumers, employees, competitors, and partners. It has been a force for globalization and a model for adaptation, but nonetheless faces challenges. This volume of essays examines eme...
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  9. Add to Wish List 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 ...
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  10. Add to Wish List 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 prod...
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  11. Add to Wish List School Accountability, Autonomy and Choice Around the World

    School Accountability, Autonomy and Choice Around the World

    Ludger Woessmann, Elke Luedemann, Gabriela Schuetz, Martin R. West
    Accountability, autonomy and choice are now the watchwords of education reformers around the globe. This book presents new evidence from the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) test on whether students perform better in...
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  12. Add to Wish List 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 ...
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