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Economic Challenges in Higher Education


reviewed by Arthur Hauptman 1993

coverTitle: Economic Challenges in Higher Education
Author(s): Charles Clotfelter, G. Ehrenberg, Malcolm Getz, John J. Siegfried
Publisher: University of Chicago Press, Chicago
ISBN: 0226110508, Pages: , Year: 1991
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Economic Challenges in Higher Education is a significant contribution to the higher education finance literature, which has become seriously depleted in recent decades. This statement is not intended as a left-handed compliment. Rather it is a reflection of the paucity of recent good work in a once proud field of study. This recent absence of solid analysis is a function of minimal funding for research and the consequent inability to get young and bright I economists and policy analysts interested in this highly visible but somewhat arcane subject. Thanks, however, to the financial goodwill of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, which remains the primary source of support in this field, and through the sponsorship of the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), this volume represents a good first step in restocking the shelves. The volume consists of three separate though somewhat related parts, each written by different authors. In Part I,... (preview truncated at 150 words.)


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 95 Number 1, 1993, p. 138-141
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 117, Date Accessed: 10/23/2017 12:25:26 AM

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    American Council on Education, Washington, D.C.

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