9780844740751

Financing College Tuition : Government Policies and Educational Priorities

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  • ISBN13:

    9780844740751

  • ISBN10:

    0844740756

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1999-07-01
  • Publisher: Natl Book Network
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Summary

A college education has been the key to higher real wages and living standards. But as college enrollment has increased, so has the difficulty in paying for higher education.

Author Biography

Marvin H. Kosters is a resident scholar and the director of economic policy studies at the American Enterprise Institute. He was a senior economist at the President's Council of Economic Advisers and at the White House Office of the Assistant to the President for Economic Affairs.

Table of Contents

Contributors ix
Introduction
1(7)
Marvin H. Kosters
Budgets, Priorities, and Investment in Human Capital
8(20)
Eric A. Hanushek
Where Should Federal Education Initiatives Be Directed?
28(25)
Caroline M. Hoxby
Reforming Public Subsidies for Higher Education
53(23)
Thomas J. Kane
Can Tution Policy Combat Rising Wage Inequality?
76
Stephen V. Cameron
James J. Heckman

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