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Handbook of the Economics of Education, 3, (electronic resource)

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Handbook of the Economics of Education, 3
Title
Handbook of the Economics of Education, 3
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Language
eng
Summary
How does education affect economic and social outcomes, and how can it inform public policy? Volume 3 of the Handbooks in the Economics of Education uses newly available high quality data from around the world to address these and other core questions. With the help of new methodological approaches, contributors cover econometric methods and international test score data. They examine the determinants of educational outcomes and issues surrounding teacher salaries and licensure. And reflecting government demands for more evidence-based policies, they take new looks at institutional feaur
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Cataloging source
AU-PeEL
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1943-
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Hanushek, Eric A.
Dewey number
  • 338.47370973
  • 370.973
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Machin, Stephen J
  • Woessmann, Ludger
Series statement
  • ProQuest Ebook Central
  • Handbooks in economics
Series volume
v.26
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  • Education
  • Education
  • Wages
Label
Handbook of the Economics of Education, 3, (electronic resource)
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http://ezproxy.eui.eu/login?url=http://EUI.eblib.com/patron/FullRecord.aspx?p=610529
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Publication
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online resource
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cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
  • Front Cover; Handbook of Theeconomics of Education; Copyright; Contents; Contributors; Introduction; Chapter 1: Econometric Methods for Research in Education; 1. Introduction; 2. Wage Equations and the Returns to Education; 3. The Returns to Education and Labor Force Participation; 4. Education Policy and the Estimated Returns to Education; 5. Estimation of School Input Effects; 6. Conclusions; References; Chapter 2: The Economics of International Differences in Educational Achievement; 1. Introduction; 2. Economic Motivation; 3. International Tests of Educational Achievement
  • 4. Determinants of International Educational Achievement5. Economic Consequences of International Educational Achievement; 6. Conclusion and Outlook; References; Chapter 3: Education and Family Background: Mechanisms and Policies; 1. Background and Motivation; 2. How Important Is Family Background for Final Educational Attainment?; 3. Theory: A Taxonomy of Effects; 4. How the Family Affects the Child; 5. What Education Policy Can Do at Different Stages of the Educational Career: Lessons from Research on Reforms; 6. Conclusions; Acknowledgements; References
  • Chapter 4: Peer Effects in Education: How Might They Work, How Big Are They and How Much Do We Know Thus Far?1. Introduction and Overview; 2. Models of Peer Effects; 3. Identification of Peer Effects; 4. Empirical Results on Peer Effects in Primary and Secondary Education; 5. Going Beyond Test Scores; 6. Effects in Post-Secondary Education; 7. Conclusions; References; Chapter 5: Teacher Compensation and Collective Bargaining; 1. Introduction; 2. Studies of Relative Teacher Pay; 3. Quantity versus Quality Tradeoffs; 4. Comparing Teacher and Nonteacher Compensation
  • 5. Teacher Pay and Student Achievement6. Structure of Teacher Compensation; 7. Trends in Market-Based Pay; 8. Teacher Collective Bargaining; 9. Conclusion; Acknowledgements; References; Chapter 6: Licensure: Exploring the Value of this Gateway to the Teacher Workforce; 1. Background; 2. Theoretical Arguments for and Against Teacher Licensure; 3. Teacher Licensure Systems in the U.S. and Abroad; 4. Empirical Evidence on the Impact of Teacher Licensure; 5. Concluding Thoughts; References; Chapter 7: The Economics of Tracking in Education; 1. Introduction
  • 2. Theoretical Foundations: Lessons for Various Empirical Approaches3. Tracking and School Resources; 4. Empirical Approaches to Estimating the Effects of Tracking; 5. Conclusion and Outline of a Possible Research Agenda for the Future; Acknowledgements; References; Chapter 8: School Accountability; 1. Introduction; 2. The Rationale for School-Based Accountability; 3. The Nature of Accountability; 4. Accountability Might Not Improve School Performance; 5. Evidence on Student Outcomes; 6. Accountability and Teacher Labor Markets; 7. Directions for Future Research; References
  • Chapter 9: The GED
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u372313
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (614 pages)
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Use of this electronic resource may be governed by a license agreement which restricts use to the European University Institute community. Each user is responsible for limiting use to individual, non-commercial purposes, without systematically downloading, distributing, or retaining substantial portions of information, provided that all copyright and other proprietary notices contained on the materials are retained. The use of software, including scripts, agents, or robots, is generally prohibited and may result in the loss of access to these resources for the entire European University Institute community
Isbn
9780080961828
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • EBL610529
  • (OCoLC)1088471575
Label
Handbook of the Economics of Education, 3, (electronic resource)
Link
http://ezproxy.eui.eu/login?url=http://EUI.eblib.com/patron/FullRecord.aspx?p=610529
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
  • Front Cover; Handbook of Theeconomics of Education; Copyright; Contents; Contributors; Introduction; Chapter 1: Econometric Methods for Research in Education; 1. Introduction; 2. Wage Equations and the Returns to Education; 3. The Returns to Education and Labor Force Participation; 4. Education Policy and the Estimated Returns to Education; 5. Estimation of School Input Effects; 6. Conclusions; References; Chapter 2: The Economics of International Differences in Educational Achievement; 1. Introduction; 2. Economic Motivation; 3. International Tests of Educational Achievement
  • 4. Determinants of International Educational Achievement5. Economic Consequences of International Educational Achievement; 6. Conclusion and Outlook; References; Chapter 3: Education and Family Background: Mechanisms and Policies; 1. Background and Motivation; 2. How Important Is Family Background for Final Educational Attainment?; 3. Theory: A Taxonomy of Effects; 4. How the Family Affects the Child; 5. What Education Policy Can Do at Different Stages of the Educational Career: Lessons from Research on Reforms; 6. Conclusions; Acknowledgements; References
  • Chapter 4: Peer Effects in Education: How Might They Work, How Big Are They and How Much Do We Know Thus Far?1. Introduction and Overview; 2. Models of Peer Effects; 3. Identification of Peer Effects; 4. Empirical Results on Peer Effects in Primary and Secondary Education; 5. Going Beyond Test Scores; 6. Effects in Post-Secondary Education; 7. Conclusions; References; Chapter 5: Teacher Compensation and Collective Bargaining; 1. Introduction; 2. Studies of Relative Teacher Pay; 3. Quantity versus Quality Tradeoffs; 4. Comparing Teacher and Nonteacher Compensation
  • 5. Teacher Pay and Student Achievement6. Structure of Teacher Compensation; 7. Trends in Market-Based Pay; 8. Teacher Collective Bargaining; 9. Conclusion; Acknowledgements; References; Chapter 6: Licensure: Exploring the Value of this Gateway to the Teacher Workforce; 1. Background; 2. Theoretical Arguments for and Against Teacher Licensure; 3. Teacher Licensure Systems in the U.S. and Abroad; 4. Empirical Evidence on the Impact of Teacher Licensure; 5. Concluding Thoughts; References; Chapter 7: The Economics of Tracking in Education; 1. Introduction
  • 2. Theoretical Foundations: Lessons for Various Empirical Approaches3. Tracking and School Resources; 4. Empirical Approaches to Estimating the Effects of Tracking; 5. Conclusion and Outline of a Possible Research Agenda for the Future; Acknowledgements; References; Chapter 8: School Accountability; 1. Introduction; 2. The Rationale for School-Based Accountability; 3. The Nature of Accountability; 4. Accountability Might Not Improve School Performance; 5. Evidence on Student Outcomes; 6. Accountability and Teacher Labor Markets; 7. Directions for Future Research; References
  • Chapter 9: The GED
Control code
u372313
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (614 pages)
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Use of this electronic resource may be governed by a license agreement which restricts use to the European University Institute community. Each user is responsible for limiting use to individual, non-commercial purposes, without systematically downloading, distributing, or retaining substantial portions of information, provided that all copyright and other proprietary notices contained on the materials are retained. The use of software, including scripts, agents, or robots, is generally prohibited and may result in the loss of access to these resources for the entire European University Institute community
Isbn
9780080961828
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • EBL610529
  • (OCoLC)1088471575

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