The Economics of Education

  • Authors
  • Geraint┬áJohnes

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Geraint Johnes
    Pages 1-4
  3. Geraint Johnes
    Pages 5-26
  4. Geraint Johnes
    Pages 27-45
  5. Geraint Johnes
    Pages 46-67
  6. Geraint Johnes
    Pages 68-86
  7. Geraint Johnes
    Pages 87-109
  8. Geraint Johnes
    Pages 110-139
  9. Geraint Johnes
    Pages 140-160
  10. Geraint Johnes
    Pages 161-183
  11. Geraint Johnes
    Pages 184-208
  12. Geraint Johnes
    Pages 209-226
  13. Geraint Johnes
    Pages 227-228
  14. Back Matter
    Pages 229-247

About this book


The Economics of Education is a textbook suitable in particular for second and third year undergraduates. It includes a full treatment of recent developments in this rapidly growing field. Aspects of labour economics and industrial economics are blended together in the study of the education sector. The book also provides an interesting applied perspective from which to study a selection of advanced topics in economic theory, including overlapping generations models, auctions theory, rank order tournaments and principal agent problems.


agents economic theory economics economics of education education labour economics

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Macmillan Publishers Limited 1993
  • Publisher Name Palgrave, London
  • Print ISBN 978-0-333-56836-1
  • Online ISBN 978-1-349-23008-2
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Industry Sectors
Materials & Steel
Finance, Business & Banking