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Klein, Christopher C. – Journal of Economic Education, 2015
Issues arising in the music industry in response to the availability of digital music files provide an opportunity for exposing undergraduate students to economic analyses rarely covered in the undergraduate economics curriculum. Three of these analyses are covered here: the optimal copyright term, the effect of piracy or illegal file sharing, and…
Descriptors: Music, Economics Education, Undergraduate Students, Copyrights
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Baker, Amanda R. – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2019
Financial stress and student loan debt are on the rise among today's college students. This study examined the associations between financial factors and students' college goal commitment. A multi-institutional survey was used to assess students' financial stress, estimated student loan debt, and the perceived importance of career, economic,…
Descriptors: Paying for College, Student Loan Programs, Debt (Financial), College Students
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Karunaratne, Prashan Shayanka Mendis; Breyer, Yvonne A.; Wood, Leigh N. – Education & Training, 2016
Purpose: Economics is catering to a diverse student cohort. This cohort needs to be equipped with transformative concepts that students can integrate beyond university. When a curriculum is content-driven, threshold concepts are a useful tool in guiding curriculum re-design. The paper aims to discuss these issues. Design/Methodology/Approach: The…
Descriptors: Economics Education, Integrated Curriculum, Educational Change, Concept Teaching
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McFadyen-Ketchum, Lisa Schlueter; Hurwich-Reiss, Eliana; Stiles, Allison A.; Mendoza, Marina M.; Badanes, Lisa S.; Dmitrieva, Julia; Watamura, Sarah Enos – Early Education and Development, 2016
Research Findings: Although there is a well-established relationship between economic stress and children's self-regulation, few studies have examined this relationship in children of Hispanic immigrants (COHIs), a rapidly growing population. In a sample of preschool children (N = 165), we examined whether economic stress predicted teacher…
Descriptors: Hispanic Americans, Immigrants, Preschool Children, Stress Variables
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Shackleton, Nichola; Allen, Elizabeth; Bevilacqua, Leonardo; Viner, Russell; Bonell, Chris – British Educational Research Journal, 2018
This article examines interactions between school-level and pupil-level measures of socio-economic status for pupil reports of the school environment and a range of risk behaviours and health outcomes. The baseline survey for the INCLUSIVE trial provided data on pupil affluence and pupil reports of the school environment, smoking, drinking,…
Descriptors: Correlation, Socioeconomic Status, Well Being, Foreign Countries
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Wearne, Eric – Policy Futures in Education, 2018
American education policy at the elite level has coalesced around a consensus valuing "college and career readiness" as the primary metric and value for American schools. This "readiness" is often defined by economic outcomes or by standardized test measures (which serve as predictors for economic outcomes). Policy actors at…
Descriptors: School Choice, Educational Policy, College Readiness, Career Readiness
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Moryl, Rebecca L. – Journal of Economic Education, 2016
In this article, the author describes a group project to create student-generated podcasts on economics topics. This project provides an innovative opportunity for students to demonstrate proficiency in skills required for the undergraduate economics major and valued in the professional marketplace. Results of a student self-assessment survey on…
Descriptors: Handheld Devices, Audio Equipment, Information Dissemination, Student Projects
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Lilles, Alo; Rõigas, Kärt – Studies in Higher Education, 2017
Various studies show that higher education institutions contribute to regional economic development by R&D, creation of human capital, knowledge and technology transfer, and by creation of a favourable milieu. It is brought out that the basic procedure is to sum expenditures of the college community (students, faculty, staff and visitors)…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Geographic Regions, Research and Development, Statistical Analysis
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Luthra, Renee Reichl; Flashman, Jennifer – Research in Higher Education, 2017
Recent research on economic returns to higher education in the United States suggests that those with the highest wage returns to a college degree are least likely to obtain one. We extend the study of heterogeneous returns to tertiary education across multiple institutional contexts, investigating how the relationship between wage returns and the…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Higher Education, Educational Attainment, Salary Wage Differentials
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Sibirskaya, Elena; Popkova, Elena; Oveshnikova, Lyudmila; Tarasova, Irina – International Journal of Educational Management, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to verify the developed hypothesis on the basis of comparison of remote education and traditional education in terms of its effectiveness at the micro-level, as well as to determine the presence, degree and nature of correlation between the share of remote education and level of development of economic systems…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Conventional Instruction, Program Effectiveness, Correlation
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Saari, Antti; Säntti, Janne – European Educational Research Journal, 2018
This article discusses the rhetorical strategies in Finnish educational policy documents dealing with digitalization. The documents argue that the national education system is in dire need of digital technologies in order to modernize its pedagogy and secure national economic competitiveness. Finnish municipalities, schools and teachers have high…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Policy Analysis, Municipalities, Foreign Countries
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Parziale, Fiorenzo; Scotti, Ivano – SAGE Open, 2016
Focusing on the Italian context, this research aims to analyze the relationship between investment in education and economic development through a critical exam of the human capital theory. This paradigm is compared with the social investment paradigm, particularly the Esping-Andersen's thesis, which seems more useful to unfold the link between…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Investment, Economic Development, Human Capital
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Lee, Moosung; Hallinger, Philip – School Effectiveness and School Improvement, 2012
This study examines the impact of macro-context factors on the behavior of school principals. More specifically, the article illuminates how a nation's level of economic development, societal culture, and educational system influence the amount of time principals devote to their job role and shape their allocation of time to instructional…
Descriptors: Cultural Context, Principals, Instructional Leadership, Economic Development
Hafner, Marco; Stepanek, Martin; Troxel, Wendy M. – RAND Europe, 2017
Numerous studies have shown that later school start times (SST) are associated with positive student outcomes, including improvements in academic performance, mental and physical health, and public safety. While the benefits of later SST are very well documented in the literature, in practice there is opposition against delaying SST. A major…
Descriptors: School Schedules, Cost Effectiveness, Sleep, Educational Attainment
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Lewine, Richard; Warnecke, Ashlee; Davis, Darlene; Sommers, Alison; Manley, Kayla; Caleb, Ben – International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2019
Individuals entering college from disadvantaged economic backgrounds often face multiple obstacles to successful academic performance. Nonetheless, many such students are successful. In this study, we explore the personal characteristics of students from poverty who do well academically in comparison to their economic peers who were less…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Predictor Variables, Academic Achievement, Grade Point Average
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