Economics of Education
Main concepts that apply economic thinking to education. Overview of literature on the efficiency and effectiveness of educational policies on education outcomes.
EDLF
621
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesNone
 TaughtFall
Course Outcomes: 


Economics and Educational Issues

Understand how microeconomic theories and models can be used to examine a wide variety of issues in K-12 and higher education in the United States and other countries

Economic Theories, Models and Logic

Understand economic theories, models, and logic;

Methods

Understand systems of scientific branch and methods used by economists to make education policies

Application

Apply these perspectives to particular issues in education, both problems of practice and policy issues

Educational Results

Understand the basic results in the economics of education

Critique

Critique standard economic analyses

Abuses of Economic Logic

Understand the ways in which economic logic is used and abused in ordinary life and language.