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Charles T. Clotfelter

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  • American Universities in a Global Marketby Charles T. Clotfelter

    University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 45.00

    In higher education, the United States is the preeminent global leader, dominating the list of the world’s top research universities. But there are signs that America’s position of global leadership will face challenges in the future, as it has in other realms of international competition. American Universities in a Global Market addresses... more...

  • Big-Time Sports in American Universitiesby Charles T. Clotfelter

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 23.00

    This book shows that big-time sport has become an important part of what many American universities do and value. more...

  • After "Brown"by Charles T. Clotfelter

    Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 28.95

    The United States Supreme Court's 1954 landmark decision, Brown v. Board of Education , set into motion a process of desegregation that would eventually transform American public schools. This book provides a comprehensive and up-to-date assessment of how Brown 's most visible effect--contact between students of different racial groups--has changed... more...

  • Buying the Bestby Charles T. Clotfelter

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 42.95

    Since the early 1980s, the rapidly increasing cost of college, together with what many see as inadequate attention to teaching, has elicited a barrage of protest. Buying the Best looks at the realities behind these criticisms--at the economic factors that are in fact driving the institutions that have been described as machines without brakes. In... more...

  • Federal Tax Policy and Charitable Givingby Charles T. Clotfelter

    University of Chicago Press 2007; US$ 45.00

    The United States is distinctive among Western countries in its reliance on nonprofit institutions to perform major social functions. This reliance is rooted in American history and is fostered by federal tax provisions for charitable giving. In this study, Charles T. Clotfelter demonstrates that changes in tax policy—effected through legislation... more...

  • Studies of Supply and Demand in Higher Educationby Charles T. Clotfelter; Michael Rothschild

    University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 45.00

    In the United States today, there are some 3,400 separately governed colleges and universities, amounting to a higher education industry with expenditures that constitute 2.8% of the gross national product. Yet, the economic issues affecting this industry have been paid relatively little attention. In this collection of eight essays, experts in economics... more...

  • Economic Challenges in Higher Educationby Charles T. Clotfelter; Ronald G. Ehrenberg; Malcolm Getz; John J. Siegfried

    University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 45.00

    The last two decades have been a turbulent period for American higher education, with profound demographic shifts, gyrating salaries, and marked changes in the economy. While enrollments rose about 50% in that period, sharp increases in tuition and fees at colleges and universities provoke accusations of inefficiency, even outright institutional greed... more...

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