ERIC Number: ED458323
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Improving Educational Productivity. Research in Educational Productivity, Volume 1.
Monk, David H., Ed.; Walberg, Herbert J., Ed.; Wang, Margaret C., Ed.
This collection of papers focuses on the economic aspects of education as follows: (1) "Introduction" (David H. Monk, Margaret Wang, and Herbert J. Walberg); (2) "Tax Revolts and School Performance" (Thomas Downes and David Figlio); (3) "State Aid and Education Outcomes" (Sheila E. Murray); (4) "The Interface between Public and Private Schooling: Market Pressure and the Impact on Performance" (Dan Goldhaber); (5) "The Economics of Grade Retention" (Eric Eide); (6) "Teacher Quality: Its Enhancement and Potential for Improving Pupil Achievement" (Susanna Loeb); (7) "Measuring School Efficiency: Lessons from Economics, Implications for Practice" (Amy Ellen Schwartz and Leanna Stiefel); (8) "Examining School-Level Expenditures and School Performance: The Case of New York City" (Ross Rubenstein and Patrice Iatarola); (9) "The Relationship between Student Performance and School Expenditures: A Review of the Literature and New Evidence Using Better Data" (Corinne H. Taylor); (10) "Exploring the Nexus between Educational Inputs, Distribution of Performance, and Incentives" (Samid Hussain); (11) "Problems in the Estimation of School Effects: Insights from Improved Models" (Jens Ludwig); and (12) "Conclusions and Recommendations" (Herbert J. Walberg and David H. Monk). (Individual papers contain references.) (SM)
Descriptors: Competition, Court Litigation, Economic Factors, Educational Economics, Educational Finance, Educational Quality, Educational Vouchers, Elementary Secondary Education, Expenditure per Student, Grade Repetition, Private Schools, Productivity, Public Schools, School Effectiveness, State Aid, Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Salaries
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