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Economics of education

Last Updated: 28-Jul-2016

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

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Background information

Second edition.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LB2824 .H36 2015
"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 » Jonsson Social Sciences Reading Room » H41 .I58 2001 V.1
Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA : Edward Elgar, c2004.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Reference » 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."

New books

Rotterdam ; Boston : Sense Publishers, c2015.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LA217.2 .N46 2015
1st ed. Pretoria : Unisa Press, c2014.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LC95 .S68 E36 2014


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


Education databases

[Washington, DC : National Library of Education?, 199?-
Stanford University Libraries » Online resource » eResource
Bibliographic database of educational resources including articles, reports, and curriculum.
[Bronx, N.Y.] : H.W. Wilson Co.
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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.
Stanford University Libraries » Online resource » eResource
Birmingham, AL : Teachers College Record
Stanford University Libraries » Online resource » eResource
"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]
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Index to business and management literature with much full text, including the Wall Street Journal for 1984+.
Ipswich, Mass. : EBSCO Pub., c2005-
Stanford University Libraries » Online resource » eResource
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]
Stanford University Libraries » Online resource » eResource
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., 1991-2015.
Green Library » Information Center » Z7163 .P3 V.24 PT.2 2014
Indexes selected books, government documents, and periodical articles on contemporary public issues and the making of public policy.
Norwood, MA : SilverPlatter Information,
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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.