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Economics of education

Last Updated: 7-Apr-2014

This guide is for those beginning research on economics of education.

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Background information

Cheltenham, UK ; Northhampton, MA : Edward Elgar, c2003.
SAL3 (off-campus storage) » Stacks » LC65 .E28 2003 V.1
Presents "a selection of the most important articles" on the economics of education.
"These indicators enable governments to see their education systems in the light of other countries' performances and, together with OECD's country policy reviews, are designed to support and review the efforts that governments are making towards policy reform. (p. 3)"
1st ed. Amsterdam ; New York : Elsevier, 2001.
Green Library » Social Sciences Resource Center (non-circulating) » H41 .I58 2001 V.1
Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA : Edward Elgar, c2004.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Reference (non-circulating) » LC65 .I59 2004
"comprises original contributions on an exceptional range of topics from a review of human capital, signalling and screening models, to consideration of issues such as educational externalities and economic growth, funding models, determinants of education success, the educational production function, education standards and efficiency measurements. Labour market issues such as the market for teachers and the transition of students from school to work are explored."
2nd ed. Abingdon [U.K.] ; New York : Routledge, 2007.
Green Library » Request at circulation desk » LB2826.6 .D44 J66 2007

New books

London ; New York : Routledge, 2014.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LC191 .G5445 2014

Journals

Cambridge : Ballinger Pub. Co., 1981-
SAL3 (off-campus storage) » Stacks » LC66 .E23 V.28 2009
Abingdon, Oxfordshire, UK : Carfax Publishing Co., 1993-
SAL3 (off-campus storage) » Stacks » LC65 .E38 V.20 2012

Databases

Education databases

[Washington, DC : National Library of Education?, 199?-
Bibliographic database of educational resources including articles, reports, and curriculum.
[Bronx, N.Y.] : H.W. Wilson Co.
Indexes and abstracts articles of English-language periodicals and books on education from 1983 on. Abstracting coverage begins with January 1994. Full-text coverage begins in January 1996 and is available for over half the 600 journals indexed.
Bethesda, MD : Editorial Projects in Education, Inc.
Birmingham, AL : Teachers College Record
"Teachers College Record Book Reviews provides comprehensive reviews of the leading books in education and educational research by major scholars in these fields. "

Economic databases

Global ed. [Ann Arbor, Mich. : UMI]
Index to business and management literature with much full text, including the Wall Street Journal for 1984+.
Ipswich, Mass. : EBSCO Pub., c2005-
Provides full text for over 10,000 scholarly business journals and other sources, including full text for more than 1,150 peer-reviewed business publications.
[Ipswich, Mass. : EBSCO Publishing]
Indexes, with some abstracts, the world's economic literature--over 300 major economic journals and collective volumes.

Related databases

New York, N.Y. : Public Affairs Information Service, Inc., 1991-
SAL3 (off-campus storage) » Stacks » Z7163 .P3 V.22:PT.2 2013
Indexes selected books, government documents, and periodical articles on contemporary public issues and the making of public policy.
Contains bibliographic information from an international selection of publications (including over 2600 journals and books, book reviews, and book chapters) in the fields of economics, political science, sociology, and anthropology.

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