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Why does college cost so much?

Author: Robert B Archibald; David Henry Feldman; Oxford University Press.
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st issued as an Oxford University Press paperback, 2014View all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert B Archibald; David Henry Feldman; Oxford University Press.
ISBN: 9780199744503 0199744505 9780190214104 0190214104
OCLC Number: 932243070
Notes: U góry okł.: With a new preface by the authors.
Description: XII, 289 s. : il. ; 24 cm
Contents: Part 1 - Introduction ; Chapter 1: The Landscape of the College Cost Debate ; Chapter 2: Is Higher Education All That Unusual? ; Part 2 - Costs ; Chapter 3: Higher Education is a Service ; Chapter 4: The Costs of Employing Highly Educated Workers ; Chapter 5: Cost and Quality in Higher Education ; Chapter 6: The Bottom Line: Why Does College Cost So Much? ; Chapter 7: Is Higher Education Increasingly Dysfunctional? ; Chapter 8: Productivity Growth in Higher Education ; Part 3 - Tuition and Fees ; Chapter 9: Subsidies and Tuition Setting ; Chapter 10: List-Price Tuition and Institutional Grants ; Chapter 11: Outside Financial Aid ; Chapter 12: The College Affordability Crisis ; Part 4 - Policy ; Chapter 13: Federal Policy and College Tuition ; Chapter 14: Financial Aid Policy ; Chapter 15: Rewriting the Relationship between States and Their Public Universities ; Chapter 16: A Few Final Observations ; Appendix 1: Data on Costs and Prices ; Appendix 2: Granger Causality Tests of the Bennett Hypothesis
Responsibility: Robert B. Archibald, David H. Feldman.

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Robert Archibald and David Feldman write calmly and rationally about an issue that too frequently generates sensationalist headlines, as well as poorly reasoned and counterproductive proposals. Read more...

 
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