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Economics Of Higher Education

Author : Robert K. Toutkoushian
ISBN : 9789401775069
Genre : Education
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This book examines the many ways in which economic concepts, theories and models can be used to examine issues in higher education. The topics explored in the book include how students make college-going decisions, the payoffs to students and society from going to college, markets for higher education services, demand and supply in markets for higher education, why and how state and federal governments intervene in higher education markets, college and university revenues and expenditures, how institutions use net-pricing strategies and non-price product-differentiation strategies to pursue their goals and to compete in higher education markets, as well as issues related to faculty labor markets. The book is written for both economists and non-economists who study higher education issues and provides readers with background information and thorough explanations and illustrations of key economic concepts. In addition to reviewing the contributions economists have made to the study of higher education, it also examines recent research in each of the major topical areas. The book is policy-focused and each chapter analyses how contemporary higher education policies affect the behaviour of students, faculty and/or institutions of higher education. "Toutkoushian and Paulsen attempted a daunting task: to write a book on the economics of higher education for non-economists that is also useful to economists. A book that could be used for reference and as a textbook for higher education classes in economics, finance, and policy. They accomplish this tough balancing act with stunning success in a large volume that will serve as the go-to place for anyone interested in the history and current thinking on the economics of higher education.” William E. Becker, Jr., Professor Emeritus of Economics, Indiana University

Economics Concepts Methodologies Tools And Applications

Author : Management Association, Information Resources
ISBN : 9781466684690
Genre : Business & Economics
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Organizations, governments, and corporations are all concerned with distributing their goods and services to those who need them most, consequently benefiting in the process. Only by carefully considering the interrelated nature of social systems can organizations achieve the success they strive for. Economics: Concepts, Methodolgies, Tools, and Applications explores the interactions between market agents and their impact on global prosperity. Incorporating both theoretical background and advanced concepts in the discipline, this multi-volume reference is intended for policymakers, economists, business leaders, governmental and non-governmental organizations, and students of economic theory.

Ashe Reader Series

Author : John Weidman
ISBN : 1269912941
Genre : Business & Economics
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Since the publication of the 2nd Edition of this Reader in 2001, there has been a large increase in the amount of research and scholarly publication on issues of higher education finance. This is not surprising, given the pattern of decreased public funding and increased student cost over this period. Strategic planning and its relationship to budgeting under growing financial constraints have been of continuing interest among both higher education scholars and practitioners. What has changed, however, is the greater inclusion of explicitly economic perspectives in publications dealing with various aspects of postsecondary education. Because of these changing publication patterns, it was appropriate to add the word “Economics” to the title of this edition. Inside you'll find a mix of scholarly and practitioner-oriented publications, as well as thoughtful scholar-written section introductions that bring the reader up to date on the current issues.

International Conference On Economics And Management Engineering Iceme2014

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ISBN : 9781605952000
Genre : Business & Economics
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The 2014 International Conference on Economics and Management Engineering (ICEME2014) is held in Hangzhou, China from October 18–19, 2014. The conference aims to provide an excellent international academic forum for all the researchers, practitioner, students and teachers in related fields to share their knowledge and results in theory, methodology and application on economics, management science and management engineering. ICEME2014 features unique mixed topics of Economics, Management Science, Management Engineering and other related ones. ICEME2014 proceeding tends to collect the most up-to-date, comprehensive, and worldwide state-of-art knowledge on economics, management science and management engineering. All the accepted papers have been submitted to strict peer-review by 2–4 expert referees, and selected based on originality, significance and clarity for the purpose of the conference. The conference program is extremely rich, profound and featuring high-impact presentations of selected papers and additional late-breaking contributions. We sincerely hope that the conference would not only show the participants a broad overview of the latest research results on related fields, but also provide them with a significant platform for academic connection and exchange.

Econophysics

Author : Gheorghe Săvoiu
ISBN : 9780124046269
Genre : Business & Economics
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The remarkable evolution of econophysics research has brought the deep synthesis of ideas derived from economics and physics to subjects as diverse as education, banking, finance, and the administration of large institutions. The original papers in this collection present a broad summary of these advances, written by interdisciplinary specialists. Included are studies on subjects in the development of econophysics; on the perspectives offered by econophysics on large problems in economics and finance, including the 2008-9 financial crisis; and on higher education and group decision making. The introductions and insights they provide will benefit everyone interested in applications of this new transdisciplinary science. Ten papers present an updated version of the origins, issues, and applications of econophysics Economics and finance chapters consider lessons learned from the 2008-9 financial crisis Sociophysics chapters propose new thinking on educational reforms and group decision making

A Handbook For Teaching And Learning In Higher Education

Author : Heather Fry
ISBN : 9781135724931
Genre : Education
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First Published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

International Business

Author : S. Tamer Cavusgil
ISBN : 0131738607
Genre : Business & Economics
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KEY BENEFIT: CKR is an evolving learning package that makes teaching easier and captures IB as practiced today. The text addresses emerging markets, the growing participation of small and medium-sized firms in international business, and examples of both international and national businesses so students can see IB from all perspectives. CKR also offers an online resource called the Educator's Consortium that supports and connects students and instructors worldwide. This text is for business students and professionals interested in learning about the impact of international business and emerging markets.

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