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- DescriptionThis book examines the ecomic issues of education from an unusually systematic and broad perspective. Although the book is soundly based in ecomic theory, it is t heavily mathematical. Ecomic Dimensions in Education is designed to provide an introductory analysis of ecomic issues in education both in academic life and in the general community. Some of the issues discussed include the nature and reasons for public sector activity in education, the role education plays in providing skilled human resources for an ecomy, and the ecomic consequences of migration between countries of educated peoples. The book also deals with various aspects of demand: patterns of educational demand, individual demand for education as a form of social investment for the community, and supply aspects of education as related to types and sizes of educational establishments and problems of ensuring the effi cient provision of education.
- Author BiographyMartin O'Donoghue is fellow emeritus of Trinity College, Dublin. He is currently on the board of directors for the Central Bank and Financial Services Authority of Ireland. He has had a long political career and was elected to the lower house of Parliament in Ireland, elected as a senator, and has been appointed to the post of minster for economic planning and development.
- Author(s)Martin O'Donoghue
- PublisherTransaction Publishers
- Date of Publication15/01/2008
- SubjectEconomics: Textbooks & Study Guides
- Place of PublicationSomerset
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations
- Weight358 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine13 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
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