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Economic aspects of education

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  • Education And The Market Placeby Terence H. McLaughlin; David Bridges

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 69.95

    This collection of essays debates the application of market principles to and within the context of education. The contributors are all leading figures in their field, presenting their ideas in an accessible style to the lay reader. Throughout, the educational and public policy issues raised by the application of market principles to education are... more...

  • Academic Entrepreneurship in Europeby M. Wright; B. Clarysse; P. Mustar; A. Lockett

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2007; US$ 40.00

    Academic Entrepreneurship in Europe Wright, M. Clarysse, B. Mustar, P. Lockett, A. This book advances our understanding of university spin-off creation and development in environments outside the high-tech clusters of the US. While there has been substantial university spin-off activity internationally in recent years, a number of major aspects are... more...

  • Economics, Competition and Academiaby D.R. Stabile

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2007; US$ 40.00

    Contents: Preface 1. Introduction: Markets, Competition and Higher Education 2. Sophism, Academia and Greek Economics 3. Adam Smith and Sophism: Reaction to the Endowment Model 4. Virtue and Early Academia in the US 5. Academia and the Rise of Capitalism in the US 6. Corporate Capitalism and the University as a Business 7. Collegiate Business Schools... more...

  • Financing Higher Education in a Global Marketby Mark Kretovics; Steve O. Michaels

    Algora Publishing 2007; US$ 36.95

    Chapter 1. Financing Higher Education in a Global Market: A Contextual Background Steve O. Michael, Professor of Higher Education Administration and Vice Provost for University Diversity and Academic Initiatives at Kent State University. Chapter 2. Fin more...

  • Higher Education Financing in the New EU Member Statesby Mary Canning

    World Bank Publications 2007; US$ 9.99

    This paper summarizes the experiences to date of the new EU countries (the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Slovakia, and Slovenia—the EU8) in the reform of higher education systems in a period of growing demand; changing patterns of access; rapid expansion and increased participation rates; and an apparent dilution... more...

  • Developing Post-Primary Education in Sub-Saharan Africaby Alain Mingat; Blandine Ledoux; Ramahatra Rakotomalala

    World Bank Publications 2010; US$ 14.99

    Because of the remarkable progress that countries in Sub-Saharan Africa have made toward universalizing primary school completion (a Millennium Development Goal), many young Africans are completing primary schooling and many more will do so in the coming years. As they seek opportunities for further education, the pressure to expand places in secondary... more...

  • Enfance et milieux de vieby Jean-Pierre Gagnier; Claire Chamberland

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2000; US$ 14.25

    Des initiatives communautaires novatrices : service d'accompagnement à la naissance et rencontres de groupes de parents ; développement d'un nouveau modèle de fonctionnement afin d'améliorer le taux de réussite de jeunes en difficulté ; développement des enfants de 0-3 ans dans les communautés défavorisées... more...

  • European Universities and the Challenge of the Marketby Marino Regini

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 40.00

    `This book offers an analysis of the increasing influence of external demands on the dynamics of European higher education systems and institutions. It focuses on the growing openness of higher education to its external environment and suggests that a "market logic" has emerged in higher education institutions. In addition, the book addresses... more...

  • Beobachtungen des Erziehungssystemsby Yvonne Ehrenspeck; Dieter Lenzen

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2007; US$ 46.50

    Der Band verhandelt unter systemtheoretischer Perspektive die Frage, inwieweit das Erziehungssystem eine sich wandelnde Sonderstellung im Club der funktional differenzierten Systeme einnimmt. Was sind Besonderheiten der Struktur, des Mediums und der Codierung des Erziehungssystems im Vergleich mit anderen Funktionssystemen der Gesellschaft? Die einzelnen... more...

  • The Road to Academic Excellenceby Philip G. Altbach; Jamil Salmi

    World Bank Publications 2011; US$ 24.99

    The positive contribution of tertiary education is increasingly recognized as not limited to middle-income and advanced countries, since it applies equally to low-income economies. Tertiary education can help countries become more globally competitive by developing a skilled, productive, and flexible labor force and by creating, applying, and spreading... more...