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Economics of Education Review

Volume 14, Number 1

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Number of articles: 8

  1. Did teachers' verbal ability and race matter in the 1960s? Coleman revisited

    Ronald G. Ehrenberg & Dominic J. Brewer

    Our paper reanalyzes data from the classic 1966 study "Equality of Educational Opportunity", or "Coleman Report". It addresses whether teacher characteristics, including verbal ability and race,... More

    pp. 1-21

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  2. Schooling and smoking

    William Sander

    The effect of schooling on the odds that men and women smoke is estimated for five age cohorts. Particular attention is given to the issue of endogeneity between schooling and smoking behavior. It ... More

    pp. 23-33

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  3. Hispanic college attendance and completion: Evidence from the high school and beyond surveys

    Philip T. Ganderton & Richard Santos

    The problem of low high school completion rates among Hispanics has received considerable attention. Less is known, however, about the higher educational experiences of Hispanic high school... More

    pp. 35-46

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  4. The distribution of resources in education in South Africa

    M.A. Marais

    A typical Lorenz-curve framework is used to measure inequality of resource allocation in education in South Africa. While reductions in the degree of inequality have been achieved over the past two... More

    pp. 47-52

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  5. Public educational expenditures in the United States: An analytical comparison with other industrialized countries

    Rati Ram

    This paper undertakes a fresh comparison of educational expenditures in the U.S. with those in other industrialized countries. Five main points are noted. First, in terms of expenditure-GNP ratio, ... More

    pp. 53-61

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  6. Income elasticities of educational expenditure by income class: The case of Japanese households

    Keiji Hashimoto & Julia A. Heath

    Using data from Japanese households, this paper calculates the income elasticities of educational expenditure, allowing the elasticities to vary non-monotonically with household income. The paper... More

    pp. 63-71

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  7. College relations and fund-raising expenditures: Influencing the probability of alumni giving to higher education

    William B. Harrison

    Costs of fund raising and college relations data for each of three years from 17 colleges and universities have been combined with the schools' institutional characteristics to predict ratios of... More

    pp. 73-84

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  8. Socioeconomic background, schooling, experience, ability and monetary rewards in Greece

    Harry Anthony Patrinos

    In this paper, the relationship between earnings and family background, based on Greece's 1977 Special Wages and Salaries Survey, is examined. The purpose is to test whether or not the returns to... More

    pp. 85-91

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