ERIC Number: ED098889
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: N/A
Education, Income, and Human Behavior.
Juster, F. Thomas, Ed.
This volume of essays reflects some ways higher education influences marriage patterns, family size, consumption, savings, and a cluster of social and political attitudes. Topics cover: mental ability and higher educational attainment in the 20th century; education, experience, and the distribution of earnings and employment; education as an investment and a screening device; ability and schooling as determinants of lifetime earnings; the returns to investment in higher education; education and the allocation of women's time; measuring the obsolescence of knowledge, education, and consumption; the relation between schooling and savings behavior; education, the price of time, and life-cycle consumption; the relation between education and crime; education and fertility; the influence of education and ability on salary and attitudes. Statistical data are presented. (MJM)
Descriptors: College Graduates, Educational Benefits, Employment Opportunities, Family Characteristics, Family Structure, Higher Education, Marital Status, Political Attitudes, Social Attitudes, Socioeconomic Status, Statistical Data, Wages
McGraw-Hill Book Company, Hightstown, New Jersey 08520 ($17.50)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Carnegie Commission on Higher Education , Berkeley, CA.