ERIC Number: EJ536698
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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Long-Run Trends in Economics Bachelor's Degrees.
Margo, Robert A.; Siegfried, John J.
Journal of Economic Education, v27 n4 p326-36 Fall 1996
Reports preliminary findings of a new project aimed at understanding the nature of time-series fluctuations in degrees awarded in various disciplines, including economics. Examines the consequences of such fluctuations for resource allocation within universities. Compares statistics among economics, history, and political science degrees. Includes statistical tables and graphs. (MJP)
Descriptors: College Environment, Course Selection (Students), Declining Enrollment, Economic Factors, Economics Education, Educational Assessment, Educational Demand, Educational Research, Enrollment Trends, Intellectual Disciplines, Majors (Students), Resource Allocation, School Statistics, Student Interests, Undergraduate Study
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers; Teachers; Practitioners
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