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The political economy of education : implications for growth and inequality

Author: Mark Gradstein; M Justman; Volker Meier
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2005.
Series: CESifo book series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book provides the theoretical framework necessary for understanding the political economy of education - the complex relationship of education, economic growth, and income distribution - and for formulating effective polices to improve the financing and provision of education. The relatively simple models developed illustrate the use of analytical tools for understanding central policy issues."--Jacket.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Gradstein; M Justman; Volker Meier
ISBN: 0262072564 9780262072564
OCLC Number: 54960636
Description: x, 169 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Historical and institutional perspectives --
Education, growth, and distribution : empirical evidence --
Political determination of education spending --
Dynamic models of education --
Central versus local education finance --
Mixed regimes of public and private schooling --
Education, social capital, and the dynamics of cohesion --
Directions for future research.
Series Title: CESifo book series.
Responsibility: Mark Gradstein, Moshe Justman, Volker Meier.

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"This book provides the theoretical framework necessary for understanding the political economy of education - the complex relationship of education, economic growth, and income distribution - and for formulating effective polices to improve the financing and provision of education. The relatively simple models developed illustrate the use of analytical tools for understanding central policy issues."--Jacket.

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