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Economics of Education Review

Volume 14, Number 2

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Number of articles: 7

  1. Who chooses to teach (and why)?

    Eric A. Hanushek & Richard R. Pace

    Decisions of college students determine who is prepared to teach. Analysis of a college cohort from the early 1980s indicates that graduates completing teacher training have roughly the same... More

    pp. 101-117

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  2. Departmental productivity in American universities: Economies of scale and scope

    Halil Dundar & Darrell R. Lewis

    The study reported in this paper examines the departmental production and cost structures of a homogeneous sample of American public research universities in order to estimate their degrees of... More

    pp. 119-144

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  3. Returns to education in Israel: 1974 and 1983

    Jacob Weisberg

    In a comparison of the Israel labor market between 1974 and 1983, it was found that both higher wages and age-earnings profiles were related to higher educational levels, and that for higher... More

    pp. 145-154

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  4. The returns to education in Spain

    Alfonso Alba-Ramírez & María Jesús San Segundo

    This article provides microeconomic estimates of the returns to education in Spain. The data used, which supplemented the second quarter of the 1990 Spanish labor force survey, allow to estimate... More

    pp. 155-166

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  5. The growth and impact of teachers' unions in states without collective bargaining legislation

    Malcolm M. Duplantis, Timothy D. Chandler & Terry G. Geske

    This paper examines teachers' union activity in large school districts in the eleven states without collective bargaining legislation. A supply and demand model of municipal labor markets was used ... More

    pp. 167-178

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  6. Myths and realities of academic labor markets

    James S. Fairweather

    This study examines national data on 4481 full-time faculty in 4-year colleges and universities to develop a model of faculty pay derived from competing propositions about the role of pay in... More

    pp. 179-192

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  7. Quality competition and public schools: Further evidence

    John P. Blair & Sam Staley

    This paper contributes to the literature on competition in public schools. Borland and Howsen (1992) showed that the “market structure” of public schools affected academic performance. In this note... More

    pp. 193-198

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