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Efficiency in universities: The La Paz papers.

Author: Keith G Lumsden; Esmée Fairbairn Economics Research Center.
Publisher: Amsterdam, New York, Elsevier Scientific Publ. Co., 1974.
Series: Studies on education [v. 4]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Conference papers and proceedings
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Efficiency in universities.
Amsterdam, New York, Elsevier Scientific Publ. Co., 1974
(OCoLC)609232334
Online version:
Efficiency in universities.
Amsterdam, New York, Elsevier Scientific Publ. Co., 1974
(OCoLC)610623154
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Keith G Lumsden; Esmée Fairbairn Economics Research Center.
ISBN: 0444411984 9780444411983
OCLC Number: 1082108
Notes: Papers of a conference held in La Paz, Mexico in June, 1972, sponsored by the Esmée Fairbairn Economics Research Center.
Description: x, 280 pages 24 cm.
Contents: Part I. Survey of the issues / Richard Attiyeh --
Part II. The role of the university --
The university and the social welfare : a taxonomic exercise / Harry G. Johnson --
Higher education as a filter / Kenneth J. Arrow --
Part III. The university as a productive unit --
The university as a multi-product firm / Donald V.T. Bear --
On the measurement of inputs and outputs in higher education / G.C. Archibald --
Educational production and human capital formation / Richard Attiyeh and Keith G. Lumsden --
Part IV. New techniques in universities --
The cost-effectiveness of the new media in higher education / Richard Layard --
The information content of student evaluations of faculty and courses / Keith G. Lumsden --
A suggestion for increasing the efficiency of universities / Melvin W. Reder --
Economic organization and inefficiency in the modern university / Paul H. Cootner --
Private and social risk and return to education / William C. Brainard.
Series Title: Studies on education [v. 4]
Responsibility: Ed. by Keith G. Lumsden.
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