ERIC Number: ED081679
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968
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Readings in the Economics of Education. A Selection of Articles, Essays, and Texts from the Works of Economists, Past and Present, on the Relationships between Economics and Education.
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).
This publication consists of selected articles, essays and texts from the works of economists on the relationships between economics and education. These selections, representing the range of orientations, methods and findings believed to be most significant, are organized into the following topics: 1) Perspectives on Education and Development in Early Economic Thought: Historical Articles; 2) Education as a Development Priority; 3) Economic Development, Literacy, and the Educational Pyramid; 4) Aggregate Production Functions and Unexplained Growth in National Income; 5) The Scope and Measurement of Human Capital Formation; 6) Measures of the Contribution of Schooling to Per Capita Income Growth; 7) Schooling, Experience and Income Differentials: Some Fore-runners of Current Work; 8) Relations between Costs and Benefits of Investment in Schooling and on-the-Job Training; 9) The Content and Focus of Education and Its Economic Effectiveness; 10) Economic Development, Labor Market Structure, and the Demands for Human Skills; 11) Resources for Education; 12) Educational Planning and Decision Criteria. Each article is published in both French and English. Articles in French are followed by an abstract in English. (SHM)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Economic Development, Economic Factors, Educational Development, Educational Economics, Educational Finance, Educational History, Educational Objectives, Educational Planning, Educational Research, Educational Resources, Human Capital, Investment, Reading Materials
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Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).