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Economics of Education

Опубликовано на портале: 20-06-2007
Факультет: Economics
Дисциплина: Economics of Education
Год: Winter, 2006
Язык: Английский
Тематические разделы: Экономика, Экономика образования

Aннотация:
This undergraduate course uses theoretical and empirical approaches from economics to examine issues in elementary and secondary education. We first analyze decisions to invest in education. We then consider various market structures in education, including school choice and school finance programs. The course focuses on current applied research in the economics of education.



  1. Introduction
    1. Why do economists care about education?
    2. The US educational system in perspective
    3. Overview of empirical methods
  2. Investing in education
    1. The theory of human capital investment
    2. Measuring the return to education
    3. Education as a signal
  3. Producing education
    1. Does money matter?
    2. Peer effects
    3. Accountability
  4. The market for elementary and secondary education
    1. Traditional school choice in the U.S.
    2. Market valuations of school quality
    3. School finance
    4. Emerging models of choice: vouchers
    5. Emerging models of choice: the great charter school debate
    6. The market for teachers
  5. Current issues in California education
    1. School finance in California
    2. Private foundations and public schools
    3. Class size reduction in California

Программа курса со списком литературы:
http://dss.ucsd.edu/~negordon/econ147/sy...

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