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Economics of Education Review

Volume 23, Number 1

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Number of articles: 9

  1. The determinants of parental effort in education production: do parents respond to changes in class size?

    Hans Bonesrønning

    The present paper supplements the traditional class size literature by exploring the causal relationship between class size and parental effort in education production. Class size variation that is... More

    pp. 1-9

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  2. Analyzing the success of student transitions from 2- to 4-year institutions within a state

    Ronald G. Ehrenberg & Christopher L. Smith

    Multiple 2- and 4-year public institutions exist within many states in the United States. Our paper develops a methodology that can be used to help evaluate how each 2-year public institution in a ... More

    pp. 11-28

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  3. The overqualified Canadian graduate: the role of the academic program in the incidence, persistence, and economic returns to overqualification

    Marc Frenette

    This study investigates the role of the academic program in the incidence, persistence, and economic returns to overqualification among recent Canadian post-secondary graduates. Master’s graduates ... More

    pp. 29-45

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  4. Does education at all levels cause growth? India, a case study

    Sharmistha Self & Richard Grabowski

    This paper seeks to examine the impact of education on income growth in India for the time period 1966–1996. Education is broken down into the categories of primary, secondary, and tertiary. Time... More

    pp. 47-55

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  5. Cost, quality and enrollment demand at liberal arts colleges

    Christian Buss, Jeffrey Parker & Jon Rivenburg

    This paper examines the effects of cost, quality and macroeconomic factors on the demand for higher education (represented by the share of admitted freshmen choosing to enroll) at a group of... More

    pp. 57-65

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  6. Budgetary allocations and efficiency in the human resources policy of a university following multiple criteria

    Rafael Caballero, Teodoro Galache, Trinidad Gómez, Julian Molina & Angel Torrico

    This study proposes a methodology to serve as a guiding mechanism for the allocation and management of university financial resources taking efficiency as its objective. Specifically, an aid model ... More

    pp. 67-74

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  7. Education and earnings growth: evidence from 11 European countries

    Giorgio Brunello & Simona Comi

    We use cohort data from 11 European countries to study whether experience–earnings profiles differ by educational attainment. We find evidence that employees with tertiary education have steeper... More

    pp. 75-83

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  8. Federal contributions to high-income school districts: the use of tax deductions for funding K-12 education

    Susanna Loeb & Miguel Socias

    The federal role in education finance is commonly seen as compensatory. The federal government gives large sums of money to low-income schools and school districts through programs such as Title 1.... More

    pp. 85-94

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  9. The effect of community colleges on changing students’ educational aspirations

    Duane E. Leigh & Andrew M. Gill

    The education literature provides numerous estimates of community college diversion and democratization effects measured in terms of educational attainment. Kane and Rouse [J Econ Pers 13 (1999) 64... More

    pp. 95-102

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