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Economics of Education Review

Volume 22, Number 3

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Number of articles: 10

  1. The sources and uses of annual giving at selective private research universities and liberal arts colleges

    R.G Ehrenberg & C.L Smith

    Selective private research universities and liberal arts colleges differ in the shares of their annual giving coming from different sources (alumni, other individuals, foundations, corporations)... More

    pp. 223-235

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  2. Who benefits from a GED? Evidence for females from High School and Beyond

    John H. Tyler, Richard J. Murnane & John B. Willett

    This paper examines the labor market value of the General Educational Development (GED) credential for females, questioning two implicit assumptions that have been employed in earlier studies. We... More

    pp. 237-247

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  3. Measuring the determinants of school completion in Pakistan: analysis of censoring and selection bias

    Jessica Holmes

    This paper explores the demand for child schooling in Pakistan, using the "Pakistan Integrated Household Survey" (1991). There have been few such studies for Pakistan, a country with relatively low... More

    pp. 249-264

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  4. Design, evaluation, and sustainability of private schools for the poor: the Pakistan urban and rural fellowship school experiments

    Harold Alderman, Jooseop Kim & Peter F. Orazem

    Balochistan Province of Pakistan initiated two pilot programs attempting to induce the creation of private schools for poor girls. Randomized assignment to treatment and control groups are used to ... More

    pp. 265-274

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  5. A study of the impact of public school spending on postsecondary educational attainment using statewide school district refinancing in Kansas

    John Deke

    This paper uses a policy change involving statewide school district refinancing in Kansas during the early 1990s to identify the relationship between per-pupil expenditure and the probability that ... More

    pp. 275-284

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  6. Technology adoption and labor training under uncertainty

    James P. Gander

    Technology adoption must be accompanied by firm-specific employee training. The reliability of the effect of this training is uncertain. A model of the firm is developed incorporating training and ... More

    pp. 285-289

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  7. Does cost of schooling affect enrollment by the poor? Universal primary education in Uganda

    Klaus Deininger

    The paper evaluates the impact of Uganda’s program of “Universal Primary Education” which, starting from 1997, dispensed with fees for primary enrollment. We find that the program was associated... More

    pp. 291-305

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  8. A new twist in the educational tracking debate

    Ron Zimmer

    Recently, the practice of tracking has been receiving more attention by both educators and researchers and some have questioned the policy merit. One of the strongest arguments against tracking is ... More

    pp. 307-315

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  9. Economic transition and returns to education in China

    Haizheng Li

    This study uses the most recent household survey data from 1995 to estimate returns to education in urban China. Most existing studies in the literature are based on data from the 1980s and find... More

    pp. 317-328

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  10. School resources and student achievement revisited: new evidence from panel data

    Iida Häkkinen, Tanja Kirjavainen & Roope Uusitalo

    In this study we analyze the effects of changes in school spending on changes in student performance. We use a large sample of matriculation examination scores of Finnish senior secondary school... More

    pp. 329-335

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