Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

PA 795 Economics of Education


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