The Resource Economics of Education : Research and Studies

Economics of Education : Research and Studies

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Economics of Education : Research and Studies
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Economics of Education
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Research and Studies
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Economics of Education: Research and Studies reviews key topics in the field of economics of education since 1960s. This book is organized into 12 parts. Part I and Part II focus on the supply side of human capital and narrower aspects of human capital creation by means of education. Subsequent parts look at the benefits of education; relationship between education and employment; controversies in the field of economics of education; issues of manpower planning; and methodology for empirically analyzing the issues in the economics of education. The last two parts address the costs of education, with emphasis on cost function, analysis and on the financing of education
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Psacharopoulos, George
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Advances in Education
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  • Business and education
  • Education -- Economic aspects
  • Educational planning
  • Human capital
  • Income
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Economics of Education : Research and Studies
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Contents
  • Front Cover -- Economics of Education: Research and Studies -- Copyright Page -- Table of Contents -- Preface -- Chapter 1. Economics of Education: A Review -- 1. Human Capital -- 2. Economic Efficiency -- 3. The Contribution of Education to Economic Growth -- 4. The Internal Efficiency of Education -- 5. The Demand for Educated Manpower -- 6. The Finance of Education -- 7. Equity and Efficiency -- 8. Reviews of the Literature -- Bibliography -- PART I: The Formation of Human Capital -- Chapter 2. Education and Population Quality -- 1. Education as Human Capital -- 2. Issues that Matter -- 3. An Assessment -- Bibliography -- Chapter 3. Knowledge Industries and Knowledge Occupations -- 1. Information or Knowledge? -- 2. Types of Knowledge -- 3. The Demand for Knowledge -- 4. The Difference Between Knowledge Industries and Knowledge Occupations -- 5. Knowledge Industries Enumerated -- 6. Statistics of Knowledge Industries -- 7. Knowledge Occupations -- 8. Statistics of Knowledge Occupations -- 9. Growth of Knowledge Industries and of Knowledge Occupations -- 10. The Outlook for the Future -- Bibliography -- Chapter 4. Human Capital Concepts -- 1. Measuring the Rate of Return to Investment in Human Capital -- 2. The Profitability of Human Capital Versus Physical Capital -- 3. How Does Human Capital Increase Workers' Productivity? -- 4. Other Forms of Investment in Human Capital -- Bibliography -- Chapter 5. On-the-job Training -- 1. On-the-job Training in Nontechnical Usage -- 2. Opportunity Costs and On-the-job Training -- 3. The Concept of "General" Training and the Individual as the Investor in Training on the Job -- 4. Firm-specific Training and the Sharing of Costs and Returns -- 5. Firm-specific Human Capital and Labor Market Structures -- 6. On-the-job Training and Institutional Adaptation to Change
  • 7. On-the-job Training in the Invisible Economy -- Bibliography -- PART II: Educational Production -- Chapter 6. Educational Production Functions -- 1. The Origins of Educational Production Functions -- 2. The Conceptual Foundations -- 3. Empirical Formulation and Interpretation -- 4. Past Results -- Bibliography -- Chapter 7. Educational Technology -- 1. Taxonomies of Educational Technology -- 2. Within-school Applications of New Educational Technologies -- 3. Out-of-school Applications of New Educational Technologies -- 4. Further Comments on the Economics of Some Specific Media -- 5. Conclusion -- Bibliography -- Chapter 8. The Quality of Education -- 1. The Measurement of Quality -- 2. The Links Between Time in School and Earnings -- 3. Effects of Quality on Student Changes -- 4. Effects of Quality on Earnings -- 5. Resolving the Paradox -- 6. Summary: The Conflict Between Quality and Equity -- Bibliography -- Chapter 9. Achievement Tests -- 1. Evidence of Achievement -- 2. Test Construction -- 5. Latent Trait Models -- 4. Integration with Domain-referenced Approaches -- 5. Learning Outcomes -- 6. Reconceptualizing Achievement -- Bibliography -- Chapter 10. Wastage in Education -- 1. The Concept of Educational Wastage -- 2. Ways of Measuring Wastage in Education -- 3. The Relationship Between Dropout and Repetition -- 4. Nonpromotion Versus Automatic Promotion Rules -- 5. Patterns and Trends in Educational Wastage -- 6. Patterns of Repetition and Dropout by Regions of the World -- Bibliography -- Chapter 11. University Internal Efficiency -- 1. The Meaning of Efficiency: Economic Concepts and Their Application to Higher Education -- 2. Incentives and Disincentives to Efficiency in Universities -- 3. Possible Reform of the Incentive Structure -- Bibliography -- Chapter 12. Accountability in Education -- 1. Context -- 2. Ideology
  • 3. Stages of Accountability -- 4. Conclusion -- Bibliography -- PART III: The Benefits of Education -- Chapter 13. The Range of Educational Benefits -- 1. The Dimensions of Educational Benefits -- 2. Uses of Knowledge of Educational Benefits -- 3. What the Research Shows -- 4. Final Word -- Bibliography -- Chapter 14. The Contribution of Education to Development -- 1. A Historical Review -- 2. Research and Policy Issues since the Second World War -- 3. Equity and Opportunity -- 4. "Overeducation" and Urbanization -- 5. How Does Education Contribute to Development? -- 6. Some General Developmental Strategies -- Bibliography -- Chapter 15. Education and Economic Growth -- 1. Growth Accounting -- 2. Returns on Human Capital -- 3. Cross-country Comparisons -- 4. Conclusion -- Bibliography -- Chapter 16. Modernization and Education -- 1. Education and Modernity: Research Findings -- Bibliography -- Chapter 17. Farmers' Education and Economic Performance -- 1. Methods of Analysis -- 2. Studies: Bases of Comparison and Criteria for Selection -- 3. The Effects of Formal Education on Efficiency -- 4. Conclusions -- Bibliography -- Chapter 18. Labour Quality and Education -- 1. Education and the Measurement of Labour Quality -- 2. Empirical Evidence -- Bibliography -- Chapter 19. Female Labor and Education -- 1. Determinants of Female Employment -- 2. Education and Female Employment -- 3. Empirical Evidence -- 4. Conclusions and Implications -- Bibliography -- Chapter 20. Consumption and Other Benefits of Education -- 1. Consumption Benefits -- 2. Option Value in Education -- Bibliography -- Chapter 21. Externalities in Education -- 1. Research on Externalities in Education -- 2. External Benefits to Society at Large from Education -- 3. Neighborhood and Employment-related Benefits -- 4. Spillovers in Education -- Bibliography
  • PART IV: Education and Employment -- Chapter 22. Education and the Labour Market -- 1. Age, Education, Occupation, Earnings -- 2. Education and the Labour Market -- 3. The Demand for Schooling -- 4. School-leaver Unemployment -- Bibliography -- Chapter 23. Work and Education -- 1. Correspondence Between Education and Work -- 2. Theories of Education and Work -- 3. Education and Workplace Reforms -- Bibliography -- Chapter 24. Labour Market Theories and Education -- 1. Early Theories of the Labour Market -- 2. The Neoclassical Theory of the Labour Market -- 4. The Radical Theory of Segmentation -- 5. Manpower Policy and Education -- 6. Empirical Evidence of Segmentation in the Labour Market -- Bibliography -- Chapter 25. Internal Labour Markets and Education -- Bibliography -- Chapter 26. Youth Unemployment and Education -- 1. Youth Unemployment: The Seriousness of the Problem -- 2. The Causes of Youth Unemployment -- 3. Education and Youth Unemployment: What We Know -- 4. Can Education Really Help? -- Bibliography -- Chapter 27. Graduate Unemployment and Education -- 1. The Problem of Graduate Employment -- 2. Definition of Unemployment and Underemployment -- 3. Incidence of Unemployment and Duration of Unemployment -- 4. Education-Employment Relationship -- 5. Growth in Higher Education -- 6. Causes of Graduate Unemployment -- 7. Some Suggestions to Reduce the Problem of Graduate Unemployment -- Bibliography -- Chapter 28. Job Information and Education -- Bibliography -- Chapter 29. Student Labor Market Expectations -- 1. Student Expectations of Job Offers, Unemployment, and of the Duration of Job Search -- 2. Student Labor Market Expectations as a Function of the Level of Education, Race, and Sex -- Bibliography -- Chapter 30. Expected Rates of Returns to Education -- 1. Measurement of Expected Rates of Return
  • 2. Differences in Expected Rates of Return -- 3. The Formation of Expectations -- Bibliography -- Chapter 31. Internal Migration and Education -- 1. Microdeterminants of Educational Selectivity: Theory and Evidence -- 2. Suboptimality of the Rate and Composition of Migration Flows -- Bibliography -- Chapter 32. Immigrants' Economic Performance and Education -- 1. Characteristics of Immigrants -- 2. Immigrants in the United States -- 3. Other Time Periods and Other Countries -- Bibliography -- Chapter 33. The Economics of the Brain Drain -- 1. Definition and Historical Background -- 2. Motives for Migration of Highly Skilled Workers -- 3. Magnitude of Brain Drain Flows -- 4. Welfare Effects: Short-run Output Effects -- 5. Long-run Output Effects -- 6 Welfare Effects -- 7. Policy Recommendations -- Bibliography -- PART V: The Analysis of Earnings -- Chapter 34. Earnings and Education -- 1. Age-Earnings Profiles -- 2. The Determination of Earnings Differentials -- 3. The Influence of Ability -- 4. The Influence of Age on Earnings -- 5. Human Capital -- 6. Earnings Forgone -- 7. Earnings and Productivity -- 8. Education as a Screening Device or Filter -- Bibliography -- Chapter 35. Earnings Functions -- 1. Why do Earnings Differentials Exist? -- 2. From Theory to Earnings Functions -- 3. Uses of Earnings Functions -- 4. Variables and Specification -- 5. Sample Size and Coverage -- 6. Years of Schooling -- 7. Overtaking Year of Experience -- 8. Earnings Forgone -- Bibliography -- Chapter 36. Vintage Effects and Education -- Bibliography -- Chapter 37. Public Sector Employment and Education -- 1. Segmentation Theory and the Public Sector -- 2. Public/Private Sector Earnings Comparability -- 3. The Public Sector in LDCs -- Bibliography -- Chapter 38. Sex Earnings Differentials -- 1. Economic Theories -- 2. Methodology -- 3. Empirical Estimates
  • Bibliography
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EBC1876749
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1 online resource (499 pages)
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9781483145259
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2018. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
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Economics of Education : Research and Studies
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https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/multco/detail.action?docID=1876749
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Contents
  • Front Cover -- Economics of Education: Research and Studies -- Copyright Page -- Table of Contents -- Preface -- Chapter 1. Economics of Education: A Review -- 1. Human Capital -- 2. Economic Efficiency -- 3. The Contribution of Education to Economic Growth -- 4. The Internal Efficiency of Education -- 5. The Demand for Educated Manpower -- 6. The Finance of Education -- 7. Equity and Efficiency -- 8. Reviews of the Literature -- Bibliography -- PART I: The Formation of Human Capital -- Chapter 2. Education and Population Quality -- 1. Education as Human Capital -- 2. Issues that Matter -- 3. An Assessment -- Bibliography -- Chapter 3. Knowledge Industries and Knowledge Occupations -- 1. Information or Knowledge? -- 2. Types of Knowledge -- 3. The Demand for Knowledge -- 4. The Difference Between Knowledge Industries and Knowledge Occupations -- 5. Knowledge Industries Enumerated -- 6. Statistics of Knowledge Industries -- 7. Knowledge Occupations -- 8. Statistics of Knowledge Occupations -- 9. Growth of Knowledge Industries and of Knowledge Occupations -- 10. The Outlook for the Future -- Bibliography -- Chapter 4. Human Capital Concepts -- 1. Measuring the Rate of Return to Investment in Human Capital -- 2. The Profitability of Human Capital Versus Physical Capital -- 3. How Does Human Capital Increase Workers' Productivity? -- 4. Other Forms of Investment in Human Capital -- Bibliography -- Chapter 5. On-the-job Training -- 1. On-the-job Training in Nontechnical Usage -- 2. Opportunity Costs and On-the-job Training -- 3. The Concept of "General" Training and the Individual as the Investor in Training on the Job -- 4. Firm-specific Training and the Sharing of Costs and Returns -- 5. Firm-specific Human Capital and Labor Market Structures -- 6. On-the-job Training and Institutional Adaptation to Change
  • 7. On-the-job Training in the Invisible Economy -- Bibliography -- PART II: Educational Production -- Chapter 6. Educational Production Functions -- 1. The Origins of Educational Production Functions -- 2. The Conceptual Foundations -- 3. Empirical Formulation and Interpretation -- 4. Past Results -- Bibliography -- Chapter 7. Educational Technology -- 1. Taxonomies of Educational Technology -- 2. Within-school Applications of New Educational Technologies -- 3. Out-of-school Applications of New Educational Technologies -- 4. Further Comments on the Economics of Some Specific Media -- 5. Conclusion -- Bibliography -- Chapter 8. The Quality of Education -- 1. The Measurement of Quality -- 2. The Links Between Time in School and Earnings -- 3. Effects of Quality on Student Changes -- 4. Effects of Quality on Earnings -- 5. Resolving the Paradox -- 6. Summary: The Conflict Between Quality and Equity -- Bibliography -- Chapter 9. Achievement Tests -- 1. Evidence of Achievement -- 2. Test Construction -- 5. Latent Trait Models -- 4. Integration with Domain-referenced Approaches -- 5. Learning Outcomes -- 6. Reconceptualizing Achievement -- Bibliography -- Chapter 10. Wastage in Education -- 1. The Concept of Educational Wastage -- 2. Ways of Measuring Wastage in Education -- 3. The Relationship Between Dropout and Repetition -- 4. Nonpromotion Versus Automatic Promotion Rules -- 5. Patterns and Trends in Educational Wastage -- 6. Patterns of Repetition and Dropout by Regions of the World -- Bibliography -- Chapter 11. University Internal Efficiency -- 1. The Meaning of Efficiency: Economic Concepts and Their Application to Higher Education -- 2. Incentives and Disincentives to Efficiency in Universities -- 3. Possible Reform of the Incentive Structure -- Bibliography -- Chapter 12. Accountability in Education -- 1. Context -- 2. Ideology
  • 3. Stages of Accountability -- 4. Conclusion -- Bibliography -- PART III: The Benefits of Education -- Chapter 13. The Range of Educational Benefits -- 1. The Dimensions of Educational Benefits -- 2. Uses of Knowledge of Educational Benefits -- 3. What the Research Shows -- 4. Final Word -- Bibliography -- Chapter 14. The Contribution of Education to Development -- 1. A Historical Review -- 2. Research and Policy Issues since the Second World War -- 3. Equity and Opportunity -- 4. "Overeducation" and Urbanization -- 5. How Does Education Contribute to Development? -- 6. Some General Developmental Strategies -- Bibliography -- Chapter 15. Education and Economic Growth -- 1. Growth Accounting -- 2. Returns on Human Capital -- 3. Cross-country Comparisons -- 4. Conclusion -- Bibliography -- Chapter 16. Modernization and Education -- 1. Education and Modernity: Research Findings -- Bibliography -- Chapter 17. Farmers' Education and Economic Performance -- 1. Methods of Analysis -- 2. Studies: Bases of Comparison and Criteria for Selection -- 3. The Effects of Formal Education on Efficiency -- 4. Conclusions -- Bibliography -- Chapter 18. Labour Quality and Education -- 1. Education and the Measurement of Labour Quality -- 2. Empirical Evidence -- Bibliography -- Chapter 19. Female Labor and Education -- 1. Determinants of Female Employment -- 2. Education and Female Employment -- 3. Empirical Evidence -- 4. Conclusions and Implications -- Bibliography -- Chapter 20. Consumption and Other Benefits of Education -- 1. Consumption Benefits -- 2. Option Value in Education -- Bibliography -- Chapter 21. Externalities in Education -- 1. Research on Externalities in Education -- 2. External Benefits to Society at Large from Education -- 3. Neighborhood and Employment-related Benefits -- 4. Spillovers in Education -- Bibliography
  • PART IV: Education and Employment -- Chapter 22. Education and the Labour Market -- 1. Age, Education, Occupation, Earnings -- 2. Education and the Labour Market -- 3. The Demand for Schooling -- 4. School-leaver Unemployment -- Bibliography -- Chapter 23. Work and Education -- 1. Correspondence Between Education and Work -- 2. Theories of Education and Work -- 3. Education and Workplace Reforms -- Bibliography -- Chapter 24. Labour Market Theories and Education -- 1. Early Theories of the Labour Market -- 2. The Neoclassical Theory of the Labour Market -- 4. The Radical Theory of Segmentation -- 5. Manpower Policy and Education -- 6. Empirical Evidence of Segmentation in the Labour Market -- Bibliography -- Chapter 25. Internal Labour Markets and Education -- Bibliography -- Chapter 26. Youth Unemployment and Education -- 1. Youth Unemployment: The Seriousness of the Problem -- 2. The Causes of Youth Unemployment -- 3. Education and Youth Unemployment: What We Know -- 4. Can Education Really Help? -- Bibliography -- Chapter 27. Graduate Unemployment and Education -- 1. The Problem of Graduate Employment -- 2. Definition of Unemployment and Underemployment -- 3. Incidence of Unemployment and Duration of Unemployment -- 4. Education-Employment Relationship -- 5. Growth in Higher Education -- 6. Causes of Graduate Unemployment -- 7. Some Suggestions to Reduce the Problem of Graduate Unemployment -- Bibliography -- Chapter 28. Job Information and Education -- Bibliography -- Chapter 29. Student Labor Market Expectations -- 1. Student Expectations of Job Offers, Unemployment, and of the Duration of Job Search -- 2. Student Labor Market Expectations as a Function of the Level of Education, Race, and Sex -- Bibliography -- Chapter 30. Expected Rates of Returns to Education -- 1. Measurement of Expected Rates of Return
  • 2. Differences in Expected Rates of Return -- 3. The Formation of Expectations -- Bibliography -- Chapter 31. Internal Migration and Education -- 1. Microdeterminants of Educational Selectivity: Theory and Evidence -- 2. Suboptimality of the Rate and Composition of Migration Flows -- Bibliography -- Chapter 32. Immigrants' Economic Performance and Education -- 1. Characteristics of Immigrants -- 2. Immigrants in the United States -- 3. Other Time Periods and Other Countries -- Bibliography -- Chapter 33. The Economics of the Brain Drain -- 1. Definition and Historical Background -- 2. Motives for Migration of Highly Skilled Workers -- 3. Magnitude of Brain Drain Flows -- 4. Welfare Effects: Short-run Output Effects -- 5. Long-run Output Effects -- 6 Welfare Effects -- 7. Policy Recommendations -- Bibliography -- PART V: The Analysis of Earnings -- Chapter 34. Earnings and Education -- 1. Age-Earnings Profiles -- 2. The Determination of Earnings Differentials -- 3. The Influence of Ability -- 4. The Influence of Age on Earnings -- 5. Human Capital -- 6. Earnings Forgone -- 7. Earnings and Productivity -- 8. Education as a Screening Device or Filter -- Bibliography -- Chapter 35. Earnings Functions -- 1. Why do Earnings Differentials Exist? -- 2. From Theory to Earnings Functions -- 3. Uses of Earnings Functions -- 4. Variables and Specification -- 5. Sample Size and Coverage -- 6. Years of Schooling -- 7. Overtaking Year of Experience -- 8. Earnings Forgone -- Bibliography -- Chapter 36. Vintage Effects and Education -- Bibliography -- Chapter 37. Public Sector Employment and Education -- 1. Segmentation Theory and the Public Sector -- 2. Public/Private Sector Earnings Comparability -- 3. The Public Sector in LDCs -- Bibliography -- Chapter 38. Sex Earnings Differentials -- 1. Economic Theories -- 2. Methodology -- 3. Empirical Estimates
  • Bibliography
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1 online resource (499 pages)
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9781483145259
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computer
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2018. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
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  • (OCoLC)892068549

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