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Economics of Education Review

Volume 18, Number 3

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Number of articles: 6

  1. High school employment, high school curriculum, and post-school wages

    Audrey Light

    The direct, skill-enhancing effect of high school employment is difficult to identify because high school work effort is correlated with curricular choices, postsecondary schooling and work effort,... More

    pp. 291-309

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  2. Community effects and desired schooling of parents and children in Mexico

    Melissa Binder

    This paper investigates community effects in the determination of desired schooling in a sample of more than 300 school children and their parents in three Mexican cities. Community residence is... More

    pp. 311-325

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  3. Education costs and institutional structure

    Stuart Landon

    An empirical comparison is made of the impact on disaggregated education costs of three types of education spending control regimes — state-level control of education spending; local school board... More

    pp. 327-345

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  4. How similar are pay structures in `similar' departments of economics?

    James F. Ragan, John T. Warren & Bernt Bratsberg

    Using a unique panel data set spanning 21 years, we estimate a fixed-effects model of pay determination for five Ph.D.-granting departments of economics in large Midwestern state universities.... More

    pp. 347-360

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  5. Local public choice of school spending: disaggregating the demand function for educational services

    Torberg Falch & Jørn Rattsø

    The determinants of school spending are investigated using a disaggregated demand model augmented to include political factors. High school spending by county governments is disaggregated to... More

    pp. 361-373

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  6. An event history model of student departure

    S.L DesJardins, D.A Ahlburg & B.P McCall

    This study uses a modeling technique often used in economics and other disciplines but rarely applied to educational research. The technique, known as event history modeling, is used to examine the... More

    pp. 375-390

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