Handbook of the Economics of Education

Handbook of the Economics of Education

1st Edition - January 10, 2023

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  • Editors: Eric Hanushek, Ludger Woessmann, Stephen Machin
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780323992404

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Handbook of the Economics of Education, Volume Six highlights new advances in the field, with this new volume presenting interesting chapters on a variety of topics, including School Choice, Estimation and Interpretation of Teacher Value Added in Research Applications, Educational Inequality, Conditional Cash Transfers for Education, Investing in Early Childhood Development in Preschool and at Home, Returns to Different Postsecondary Investments: Institution Type, Academic Programs, and Credentials, and Addressing non-financial barriers to college access and success: Evidence and policy implications.

Key Features

  • Provides the authority and expertise of leading contributors from an international board of authors
  • Presents the latest release in Handbook of the Economics of Education series

Readership

Researchers and students

Table of Contents

  • 1. School Choice
    Atila Abdulkadiroglu
    2. Estimation and Interpretation of Teacher Value Added in Research Applications
    Cory Koedel
    3. Educational Inequality
    Jo Blanden
    4. Conditional Cash Transfers for Education
    Juan Saavedra and Sandra Garcia
    5. Investing in Early Childhood Development in Preschool and at Home
    Mari Rege and Magne Mogstad
    6. Returns to Different Postsecondary Investments: Institution Type, Academic Programs, and Credentials
    Michael Lovenheim
    7. Addressing non-financial barriers to college access and success: Evidence and policy implications
    Lindsay C. Page

Product details

  • No. of pages: 1000
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © North Holland 2023
  • Published: January 10, 2023
  • Imprint: North Holland
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780323992404

About the Serial Volume Editors

Eric Hanushek

Eric Hanushek is the Paul and Jean Hanna Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution of Stanford University. He is also chairman of the Executive Committee for the Texas Schools Project at the University of Texas at Dallas, a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research, and a member of the Koret Task Force on K–12 Education. He serves as a member of the Board of Directors of the National Board for Education Sciences and of the Governor's Advisory Committee on Education Excellence (California).

Affiliations and Expertise

Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA

Ludger Woessmann

Ludger Woessmann is Professor of Economics at the University of Munich, and holds

a joint appointment as Head of the “Human Capital and Innovation” Department at

Ifo Institute for Economic Research, Germany.

Affiliations and Expertise

Ifo Institute for Economic Research, University of Munich, Germany

Stephen Machin

Steve Machin's main research areas cover empirical work in labour economics, the economics of education and industrial relations. He is currently a Professor of Economics at University College London and Director of the Centre for the Economics of Education and Research Director at the Centre for Economic Performance. He is also one of the Editors of The Economic Journal.

Affiliations and Expertise

University College London and London School of Economics, UK

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