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Economics of Education Review

Volume 14, Number 4

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Number of articles: 9

  1. Type specific returns to enterprise-related training

    Wim Groot

    In this paper we develop an empirical model for heterogeneous human capital investment decisions. We apply this model to the investment in enterprise-related training. Three types of training... More

    pp. 323-333

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  2. Effects of institutional attributes on enrollment choice: Implications for postsecondary vocational education

    J. Farley Ordovensky

    This paper examines the postsecondary enrollment decision of individual high school graduates with particular focus on the effects of institutional cost and proximity. Using data from the High... More

    pp. 335-350

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  3. A causality analysis of the link between higher education and economic development

    Jean-Luc de Meulemeester & Denis Rochat

    The aim of this article is to shed light on the relationship between higher education and economic development by means of econometric tools designed to evaluate the existence and direction of... More

    pp. 351-361

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  4. Intercountry and intracountry inequalities in school enrollments: A broad international perspective

    Rati Ram

    Intercountry and intracountry inequalities in school enrollment rates are computed from a large international dataset for 1960, 1970, 1980, and 1986. Five main points are noted. First, intercountry... More

    pp. 363-372

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  5. The incidence of non-return among foreign students in the United States

    Bernt Bratsberg

    This article presents a comprehensive concenptual and empirical analysis of non-return among foreign students in the United States. Non-return rates are constructed for 69 source countries using... More

    pp. 373-384

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  6. Forecasting pell program applications using structural aggregate models

    Edward S. Cavin

    Demand for postsecondary financial aid offered under the Pell Grant program has proved notoriously difficult to predict in recent years. The U.S. Department of Education maintains a microsimulation... More

    pp. 385-394

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  7. Interstate variation in teacher salaries

    Michael L. Walden & Craig M. Newmark

    Comparisons of public school teachers' salaries across states are frequently used by the media, teacher organizations, and others to judge how well the teachers in a particular state are paid.... More

    pp. 395-402

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  8. Student evaluations of faculty: A new procedure for using aggregate measures of performance

    Paul M. Mason, Jeffrey W. Steagall & Michael M. Fabritius

    This paper investigates the influences of numerous teacher, student, and course characteristics on three aggregate measures of faculty performance using Student Instructional Response (SIR) data... More

    pp. 403-416

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  9. Efficacy of an early intervention education program for moderately handicapped infants

    Margaret L. Plecki

    This paper focuses on the evaluation of special education services for handicapped infants. The research question posed is whether early intervention programming results in reduced need for... More

    pp. 417-424

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