ERIC Number: EJ911740
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Jan
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 70
A Brief Look at What Economists Are Saying about the Community College
Romano, Richard M.
Community College Review, v39 n1 p69-87 Jan 2011
This essay canvasses selected studies undertaken by economists on the community college. Key authors and journals are noted, followed by an examination of what economists contribute to our understanding of the community college in terms of costs, price and financial aid, economic and social benefits, and the institution's role in furthering student educational attainment.
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Economics, Student Costs, Student Financial Aid, Outcomes of Education, Educational Benefits, Educational Attainment, Access to Education, College Transfer Students, Graduation, Remedial Instruction
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Postsecondary Education; Two Year Colleges
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