Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

PA 795 Economics of Education

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Education policy is increasingly based on ideas, theories, and empirical research from economics. Accountability, school choice, charter schools, vouchers, privitization, merit pay for teachers, and school funding are just a few noteworthy examples. This course will explore how economists think about education in general as well as these specific policies.

Recent Syllabus

Fall 2011