Economics of Education

ECON
146
Instructors
Hoxby, C. (PI)
Section Number
1
How a decision to invest in education is affected by factors including ability and family background. Markets for elementary and secondary schooling; topics such as vouchers and charter schools, accountability, expenditure equalization among schools, and the teacher labor market.The market for college education emphasizing how college tuition is determined, and whether students are matched efficiently with colleges. How education affects economic growth, focusing on developing countries. Theory and empirical results. Application of economics from fields such as public economics, labor economics, macroeconomics, and industrial organization. Prerequisites: ECON 50, ECON 102B.
Grading
Letter or Credit/No Credit
Requirements
WAY-SI
Units
5
Academic Career
Undergraduate
Course Tags
Education Policy - Gateway
Urban Policy - Electives
Academic Year
Quarter
Winter
Section Days
Tuesday Thursday
Start Time
9:30 AM
End Time
11:20 AM
Location
Lathrop 299