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New directions in the economics of higher education, edited by Ludger Woessmann (Professor of Economics and Director, ifo Center for the Economics of Education, University of Munich, Germany) and Eric Bettinger (Professor of Education and Economics, Stanford University, US) - e-book

"The 63 seminal papers presented in this two-volume collection provide an overview of the vibrant and growing field of the economics of higher education. Covering the full breadth of the topic, the sections of the collection cover the returns to higher education, college attendance and completion, higher education financing, educational production, and the market for higher education. An original introductory chapter by the editors puts the collected papers into the perspective of developments in the wider literature on the economics of higher education over the past decade"--, Provided by publisher
Table Of Contents
Recommended readings (Machine generated): 1. Claudia Goldin and Lawrence F. Katz (2008), 'The Race between Education and Technology', in The Race between Education and Technology, Chapter 8, Appendix D.1, [notes and references], London, UK and Massachusetts, USA: Harvard University Press, 287-323 -- 2. David H. Autor, Frank Levy and Richard J. Murnane (2003), 'The Skill Content of Recent Technological Change: An Empirical Exploration', Quarterly Journal of Economics, 118 (4), November, 1279-333 [55] -- 3. David Card (2001), 'Estimating the Return to Schooling: Progress on Some Persistent Econometric Problems', Econometrica, 69 (5), September, 1127-60 [34] -- 4. Pedro Carneiro, James J. Heckman and Edward J. Vytlacil (2011), 'Estimating Marginal Returns to Education', American Economic Review, 101 (6), October, 2754-81 [28]--, 5. Philip Oreopoulos and Uros Petronijevic (2013), 'Making College Worth It: A Review of the Returns to Higher Education', The Future of Children, 23 (1), Spring, 41-65 [25] -- 6. Janet Currie and Enrico Moretti (2003), 'Mother's Education and the Intergenerational Transmission of Human Capital: Evidence from College Openings', Quarterly Journal of Economics, 118 (4), November, 1495-532 [38] -- 7. Carolina Arteaga (2018), 'The Effect of Human Capital on Earnings: Evidence from a Reform at Colombia's Top University', Journal of Public Economics, 157, 212-25 [14] -- 8. Brian Jacob, Brian McCall and Kevin Stange (2018), 'College as Country Club: Do Colleges Cater to Students' Preferences for Consumption?', Journal of Labor Economics, 36 (2), December, 309-48 [40] -- 9. Thomas J. Kane and Cecelia Elena Rouse (1995), 'Labor-Market Returns to Two and Four Year College', American Economic Review, 85 (3), June, 600-14 [15]--, 10. Mark Hoekstra (2009), 'The Effect of Attending the Flagship State University on Earnings: A Discontinuity-Based Approach', Review of Economics and Statistics, 91 (4), 717-24 [8] -- 11. Seth D. Zimmerman (2014), 'The Returns to College Admission for Academically Marginal Students', Journal of Labor Economics, 32 (4), 711-54 [44] -- 12. David J. Deming, Noam Yuchtman, Amira Abulafi, Claudia Goldin and Lawrence F. Katz (2016), 'The Value of Postsecondary Credentials in the Labor Market: An Experimental Study', American Economic Review, 106 (3), March, 778-806 [29] -- 13. Joseph G. Altonji, Erica Blom and Costas Meghir (2012), 'Heterogeneity in Human Capital Investments: High School Curriculum, College Major, and Careers', Annual Review of Economics, 4, 185-223 [39] -- 14. Lars J. Kirkeboen, Edwin Leuven and Magne Mogstad (2016), 'Field of Study, Earnings, and Self-selection', Quarterly Journal of Economics, 131 (3), 1057-112 [56]--, 15. Matthew Wiswall and Basit Zafar (2015), 'Determinants of College Major Choice: Identification using an Information Experiment', Review of Economic Studies, 82 (2), April, 791-824 [34] -- 16. Enrico Moretti (2004), 'Workers' Education, Spillovers, and Productivity: Evidence from Plant-Level Production Functions', American Economic Review, 94 (3), June, 656-90 [35] -- 17. Adam B. Jaffe (1989), 'Real Effects of Academic Research', American Economic Review, 79 (5), December, 957-70 [14] -- 18. Otto Toivanen and Lotta Väänänen (2016), 'Education and Invention', Review of Economics and Statistics, 98 (2), 382-96 [15] -- 19. John Bound, Michael F. Lovenheim and Sarah Turner (2010), 'Why Have College Completion Rates Declined? An Analysis of Changing Student Preparation and Collegiate Resources', American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2 (3), July, 129-57 [29]
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