The Economics of Education,
Edition 2 A Comprehensive Overview
Edited by Steve Bradley and Colin Green

Publication Date: 20 Jan 2020

The Economics of Education: A Comprehensive Overview, Second Edition, offers a comprehensive and current overview of the field of that is broadly accessible economists, researchers and students. This new edition revises the original 50 authoritative articles and adds Developed (US and European) and Developing Country perspectives, reflecting the differences in institutional structures that help to shape teacher labor markets and the effect of competition on student outcomes.

Key Features

  • Provides international perspectives that describe the origins of key subjects, their major issues and proponents, their landmark studies, and opportunities for future research
  • Increases developing county perspectives and comparisons of cross-country institutions
  • Requires no prior knowledge of the economics of education
About the author
Edited by Steve Bradley, Lancaster University Management School, Lancaster, UK and Colin Green, Department of Economics, NTNU, Trondheim, Norway
Book details
ISBN: 9780128153918
Page Count: 602
Retail Price : £95.95

Handbooks in Economics subseries, Handbooks of the Economics of Education

  • Volume 1, Hanushek and Welch, eds, Nov 2006, 9780444513991, 700pp, $180.00
  • Volume 2, Hanushek and Welch, eds, Nov 2006, 9780444528193, 742pp, $180.00
  • Volume 3, Hanushek, Machin and Woessmann, eds, Nov 2010, 9780444534293, 620pp, $170.00
  • Volume 4, Hanushek, Machin and Woessmann, eds, Aug 2011, 9780444534446, 708pp, $149.95
  • Volume 5, Hanushek, Machin and Woessmann, eds, May 2016, 9780444634597, 782pp, $150.00

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