Economics of Education

  1. 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...
    Paperback (October 2009)

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  2. 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...
    Hardback (June 2009)

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  3. 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 ...
    Paperback (2009)

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    Hardback (2008)

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  4. Add to Wish List International Handbook on the Economics of Education

    International Handbook on the Economics of Education

    Edited by Geraint Johnes, Jill Johnes
    This major Handbook comprehensively surveys the rapidly growing field of the economics of education. It is unique in that it comprises original contributions on an exceptional range of topics from a review of human capital, signalling an...
    Paperback (2007)

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    Hardback (December 2004)

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  5. Add to Wish List 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 ra...
    Paperback (2006)

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    Hardback (March 2006)

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  6. Add to Wish List Modern Classics in the Economics of Education

    Modern Classics in the Economics of Education

    Edited by Clive R. Belfield
    For this collection, Clive Belfield has selected the most significant recently published articles on the economics of education. Contemporary in the best sense, the articles analyse current concerns, building on what has been established...
    Hardback (2006)

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  7. Add to Wish List Recruitment, Retention and Retirement in Higher Education

    Recruitment, Retention and Retirement in Higher Education

    Edited by Robert L. Clark, Jennifer Ma
    This volume examines some of the most pressing employment and compensation issues confronting academic administrators. Contributors discuss topics such as: ageing of faculty, changing economic conditions and shifts in faculty employme...
    Hardback (September 2005)

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  8. Add to Wish List Cost Control, College Access, and Competition in Higher Education

    Cost Control, College Access, and Competition in Higher Education

    Robert E. Martin
    Quality has never been more important for the future of higher education and the economy than it is today. Unfortunately, the decline in student quality is accompanied by costs that are out of control, a governance system that will not p...
    Hardback (June 2005)

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  9. Add to Wish List Globalization and Marketization in Education

    Globalization and Marketization in Education

    Ka-Ho Mok, Jason Tan
    Globalization has effected tremendous change to the character and functions of education worldwide. This unique book focuses on its impact upon Hong Kong and Singapore, and how these two East Asian Tigers have responded to the strong glo...
    Hardback (2004)

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  10. Add to Wish List Human Capital Over the Life Cycle

    Human Capital Over the Life Cycle

    Edited by Catherine Sofer
    Human Capital Over the Life Cycle synthesises comparative research on the processes of human capital formation in the areas of education and training in Europe, in relation to the labour market. The book proposes that one of the most i...
    Hardback (2004)

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  11. Add to Wish List The Economics of Higher Education

    The Economics of Higher Education

    Edited by Clive R. Belfield, Henry M. Levin
    Higher education is beginning to play an increasingly important role in the process of globalization, which promotes information technologies, development and diffusion of innovations and the ability of economies to benefit from rapid sh...
    Hardback (November 2003)

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  12. Add to Wish List Incentives to Improve Education

    Incentives to Improve Education

    Robert McMeekin
    Incentives to Improve Education identifies three categories of incentives: rewards, (financial rewards for teachers), competition (educational choice, often in the form of payment for education by voucher) and threats (introduction of ex...
    Hardback (2003)

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