Handbook of the Economics of Education

Edited by

  • Eric A Hanushek, 3 Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA
  • F. Welch, Texas A & M University, College Stations, TX, USA

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. With contributions from leading researchers, each Handbook presents an accurate, self-contained survey of the current state of the topic under examination. These surveys summarize the most recent discussions in journals, and elucidate new developments. Although original material is also included, the main aim of this series is the provision of comprehensive and accessible surveys
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Economists: professional researchers, advanced graduate students


Book information

  • Published: October 2006
  • Imprint: NORTH-HOLLAND
  • ISBN: 978-0-444-52819-3

Table of Contents

13. Using Wages to Infer School QualityRobert Speakman and Finis Welch14. School ResourcesEric A. Hanushek15. Drinking from the Fountain of Knowledge: Student Incentive to Study and Learn – Externalities, Information Problems and Peer PressureJohn Bishop16. Schools, teachers, and Education Outcomes in Developing CountriesPaul Glewwe and Michael Kremer17. Has School Desegregation Improved Academic and Economic Outcomes for Blacks?Steven G. Rivkin and Finis Welch18. Teacher QualityEric A. Hanushek and Steven G. Rivkin19. Teacher SupplyPeter J. Dolton20. Pre-School, Day Care and After School Care: Who’s Minding the Kids?David Blau21. The Courts and Public School Finance: Judge-Made Centralization and Economic ResearchWilliam A. Fischel22. Income and Peer Quality Sorting in Public and Private SchoolsThomas J. Nechyba23. Public Intervention in Post-Secondary EducationThomas J. Kane24. US Higher Education FinanceMichael S. McPherson and Morton Owen Schapiro25. Income Contingent Loans for Higher Education: International ReformsBruce Chapman