Handbook of the Economics of Education

Handbook of the Economics of Education, 1st Edition

Handbook of the Economics of Education, 1st Edition,Eric A Hanushek,F. Welch,ISBN9780444528193

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The Handbooks in Economics series continues to provide the various branches of economics with handbooks which are definitive reference sources, suitable for use by professional researchers, advanced graduate students, or by those seeking a teaching supplement.

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Eric A Hanushek

Eric Hanushek is the Paul and Jean Hanna Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution of Stanford University. He is also chairman of the Executive Committee for the Texas Schools Project at the University of Texas at Dallas, a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research, and a member of the Koret Task Force on K-12 Education. He serves as a member of the Board of Directors of the National Board for Education Sciences and of the Governor's Advisory Committee on Education Excellence (California).

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Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA

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F. Welch

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Texas A & M University, College Stations, TX, USA

Handbook of the Economics of Education, 1st Edition

13. Using Wages to Infer School Quality
Robert Speakman and Finis Welch
14. School Resources
Eric A. Hanushek
15. Drinking from the Fountain of Knowledge: Student Incentive to Study and Learn – Externalities, Information Problems and Peer Pressure
John Bishop
16. Schools, teachers, and Education Outcomes in Developing Countries
Paul Glewwe and Michael Kremer
17. Has School Desegregation Improved Academic and Economic Outcomes for Blacks?
Steven G. Rivkin and Finis Welch
18. Teacher Quality
Eric A. Hanushek and Steven G. Rivkin
19. Teacher Supply
Peter J. Dolton
20. Pre-School, Day Care and After School Care: Who’s Minding the Kids?
David Blau
21. The Courts and Public School Finance: Judge-Made Centralization and Economic Research
William A. Fischel
22. Income and Peer Quality Sorting in Public and Private Schools
Thomas J. Nechyba
23. Public Intervention in Post-Secondary Education
Thomas J. Kane
24. US Higher Education Finance
Michael S. McPherson and Morton Owen Schapiro
25. Income Contingent Loans for Higher Education: International Reforms
Bruce Chapman
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