ERIC Number: ED377761
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
Studies of Supply and Demand in Higher Education.
Clotfelter, Charles T., Ed.; Rothschild, Michael, Ed.
This collection of eight papers focuses on empirical research and economic analysis related to the economics of supply and demand in higher education. They include: (1) "The University in the Marketplace: Some Insights and Some Puzzles" (Michael Rothschild and Lawrence J. White); (2) "Adolescent Econometricians: How Do Youth Infer the Returns to Schooling?" (Charles F. Manski); (3) "Trends in College Entry among Whites, Blacks, and Hispanics" (Robert M. Hauser); (4) "The Growing Concentration of Top Students at Elite Schools" (Philip J. Cook and Robert H. Frank); (5) "Future Graduate Study and Academic Careers" (Jerry R. Green); (6) "How Would Universities Respond to Increased Federal Support for Graduate Students?" (Ronald G. Ehrenberg and others); (7) "Optimal Investment Strategies for University Endowment Funds" (Robert C. Merton); and (8) "Public Choices in Public Higher Education" (John M. Quigley and Daniel L. Rubinfeld). Each paper contains a reference list and is followed by a commentary. (MDM)
Descriptors: Careers, College Administration, College Choice, College Students, Educational Economics, Educational Finance, Educational Policy, Endowment Funds, Federal Government, Government Role, Graduate Study, Higher Education, Public Policy, Racial Differences, Selective Colleges, Student Attitudes, Supply and Demand
University of Chicago Press, 5801 S. Ellis Ave., Chicago, IL 60637 ($45).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc., New York, NY.
Note: Papers presented at a conference sponsored by the National Bureau of Economic Research (Williamsburg, VA, May 1991).