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ERIC Number: ED377761
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
Pages: 294
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-226-11054-0
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)
University of Chicago Press, 5801 S. Ellis Ave., Chicago, IL 60637 ($45).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc., New York, NY.
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A
Note: Papers presented at a conference sponsored by the National Bureau of Economic Research (Williamsburg, VA, May 1991).