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Nolfi, George J.; And Others – 1978
The growing complexity of policy decisions in such areas as education and manpower necessitates increased research, which in turn requires an adequate data base and adequate methodology. Recognition that the variables affecting the vocational and educational choices of high school graduates are interrelated and require examination from several…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Career Choice, College Choice, Data Analysis
Carroll, Stephen J.; And Others – 1977
An empirical approach is taken to the problem of predicting effects of student financial aid programs on postsecondary enrollment rates and patterns. A model of students' enrollment decisions is developed and used to estimate the likely effects of alternative award policies for the Basic Educational Opportunity Grant (BEOG) program. The analysis…
Descriptors: Administrative Policy, College Bound Students, College Choice, Educational Economics
Conroy, William G., Jr. – VocEd, 1980
As long as vocational education is presented as an investment in the future, it must stand the test of economic evaluation. Research on its economic effectiveness is essential to more informed public policy and support for vocational programs. (SK)
Descriptors: Accountability, Cost Effectiveness, Educational Economics, Government School Relationship
Selby, David – 1977
Ways that data from four major longitudinal surveys can be used in postsecondary education policy analysis are discussed: the National Longitudinal Survey of Labor Market Experience (NLS-LM), Project TALENT, the Panel Study of Income Dynamics (PSID), and the National Longitudinal Study of the High School Class of 1972 (NLS-HS). The potential use…
Descriptors: Aspiration, College Attendance, Databases, Economic Factors