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Economics of Education (341-0-20)


Scott Richard Ogawa

Meeting Info

Harris Hall L07: Mon, Wed, Fri 11:00AM - 12:20PM

Overview of class

This course introduces questions and recent empirical research in the economics of education. Topics include the returns to schooling, the individual decision to invest in education, the effect of education on economic and social outcomes, the production of education, the markets for schools and teachers, and public policies related to education. Asynchronous components: This class will be synchronous, with non-live viewing of lectures handled on a case-by-case basis. Those unable to participate live should strongly consider taking the course at another time and should plan to speak with the instructor the first week of class.

Registration Requirements

ECON 281-0, ECON 310-1, ECON 310-2

Class Materials (Required)

Economics of Education by Lovenheim and Turner (ISBN 978-0-7167-7704-5)

Class Attributes

SDG Quality Education
SDG Decent Work & Economic Growth

Enrollment Requirements

Enrollment Requirements: Pre-requisite: Students must have taken ECON 310-1 or MMSS 211-1 and ECON 281 or ECON 381-1 or MATH 386-1 or IEMS 304 or STAT 350 to successfully enroll in this course.