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Economics of Education Review

Volume 25, Number 3

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Number of articles: 9

  1. Why do field differentials in average faculty salaries vary across universities?

    Ronald G. Ehrenberg, Marquise McGraw & Jesenka Mrdjenovic

    Average faculty salaries differ widely across fields at American colleges and universities and the magnitudes of these field differences in salaries have been growing over time. What is less well... More

    pp. 241-248

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  2. The role of 2-year colleges in the improving situation of Hispanic postsecondary education

    Arturo Gonzalez & Michael J. Hilmer

    During the past two decades 2-year colleges have become an increasingly important part of the American higher education system, especially for Hispanics who are disproportionately likely to start... More

    pp. 249-257

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  3. College selectivity and the Texas top 10% law

    Sunny Xinchun Niu, Marta Tienda & Kalena Cortes

    This paper addresses how institutional selectivity influences college preferences and enrollment decisions of Texas seniors in the presence of a putatively race-neutral admissions policy—the top 10... More

    pp. 259-272

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  4. Data envelopment analysis and its application to the measurement of efficiency in higher education

    Jill Johnes

    The purpose of this paper is to examine the possibility of measuring efficiency in the context of higher education. The paper begins by exploring the advantages and drawbacks of the various methods... More

    pp. 273-288

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  5. Mobility and turnover among school principals

    Susan M. Gates, Jeanne S. Ringel, Lucrecia Santibañez, Cassandra Guarino, Bonnie Ghosh-Dastidar & Abigail Brown

    This paper uses administrative data from two states covering the school years 1987–1988 to 2000–2001 to examine principal turnover and mobility. We use a longitudinal event history modeling... More

    pp. 289-302

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  6. Demand for education in Turkey: A tobit analysis of private tutoring expenditures

    Aysıt Tansel & Fatma Bircan

    This is the first study on private tutoring in Turkey. Private tutoring especially for the purpose of preparing for the competitive university entrance examination is an important, widespread... More

    pp. 303-313

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  7. Evaluating program effectiveness: A case study of the School-to-Work Opportunities Act in California

    David Neumark

    Evaluations of the effectiveness of government programs may serve both to improve program implementation and to convey to policymakers information on the effectiveness of these programs. However,... More

    pp. 315-326

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  8. Measurement error, education production and data envelopment analysis

    John Ruggiero

    Data Envelopment Analysis has become a popular tool for evaluating the efficiency of decision making units. The nonparametric approach has been widely applied to educational production. The... More

    pp. 327-333

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  9. International accreditation and brain drain: A simple model

    Donald Lien

    Assume that there are two types of knowledge, global and local. This paper considers a university in a developing country that allocates finite education resources to the delivery of these two... More

    pp. 335-340

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