The Economics of Education
Human Capital, Family Background and Inequality
By (author) Daniele Checchi
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Economics of Education by Daniele Checchi
Book DescriptionIn an important contribution to educational policy, Daniele Checchi offers an economic perspective on the demand and supply of education. He explores the reasons why, beyond a certain point, investment in education has not resulted in reductions in social inequalities. Starting with the seminal work of Gary Becker, Checchi provides an extensive survey of the literature on human capital and social capital formation. He draws on individual data on intergenerational transmission of income and education for the USA, Germany and Italy, as well as aggregate data on income and educational inequality for a much wider range of countries. Checchi explores whether resources spent in education are effective in raising students' achievement, as well as analysing alternative ways of financing education. The Economics of Education thus provides the analytical tools necessary to understand the complex relationships between current income inequality, access to education and future inequality.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521793100
(228mm x 152mm x 21mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 23-Mar-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Daniele Checchi
Changing Inequalities and Societal Impacts in Rich Countries, Paperback (August 2016)
This book addresses key questions about whether inequality in incomes, wealth, and education have been widening in a consistent fashion across 30 rich nations, and whether this is exacerbating social problems and undermining the healthy functioning of democratic processes.
Changing Inequalities in Rich Countries, Paperback (August 2016)
This book uses a combination of comparative analysis and in-depth examination of the experience of 30 countries over the past 30 years, to see whether inequality in incomes, wealth, and education has been widening. It shows how these inequalities are related to social and political outcomes such as poverty, family structures, health, and crime.
Economics of Education, Paperback (June 2008)
An economic perspective on the demand and supply of education.
Education, Training and Labour Market Outcomes in Europe, Hardback (March 2004)» View all books by Daniele Checchi
This volume takes a fresh look at the traditional debate on education, training and labour market outcomes. It provides empirical evidence on these themes, including data specifically relating to Italy and the UK.
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Author Biography - Daniele Checchi
Daniele Checchi is Professor of Economics at the University of Milan. He has published books on income inequality and the economics of education, and articles in refereed journals on the intergenerational mobility of incomes and labour market institutions.
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