ERIC Number: ED224414
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
On the Economics of American Higher Education: A Bibliography of Howard R. Bowen. Public Administration Series: Bibliography P-1105.
Quay, Richard H., Comp.
A bibliography of approximately 150 materials authored, coauthored, or edited by Howard R. Bowen from 1935 through 1982 on the economics of American higher education is presented. Specific topics include the following: the wide disparity among colleges in educational cost per student; costs colleges spend per student; adult learning, higher education, and the economics of unused capacity; future social needs and demands for highly educated people; goals, outcomes, and academic evaluation; socially imposed costs of higher education; what college does for the family; the compensation of faculty and staff in American higher education; accountability in higher education; career preparation in the independent liberal arts college; measurements of efficiency; higher education and human equality; outcome data and educational decision making; systems theory, excellence, and values--will they mix; toward social economy; the future of private colleges; efficiency in liberal education; faculty guide to academic economics; research and public policy for higher education; academic freedom and the financing of higher education; the changing power structure in American higher education; federal policy alternatives toward graduate education; inflation and the colleges; marketable skills for youth; philanthropy and academic freedom; financing the external degree; student unrest in the United States; role of the college; the uses of liberal education; graduate education in economics; the study of economics in schools of business; and rising tuition. (SW)
Descriptors: Academic Freedom, Accountability, College Role, Educational Assessment, Educational Benefits, Educational Economics, Educational Finance, Financial Policy, Financial Support, Graduate Study, Higher Education, Inflation (Economics), Liberal Arts, Private Colleges, Public Policy, Student Costs, Teacher Salaries
Vance Bibliographies, P.O. Box 229, Monticello, IL 61856 ($2.25).
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Vance Bibliographies, Monticello, IL.