The Economics of Screening and Risk Sharing in Higher Education
  • Release Date : 14 May 2015
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Categories : Business & Economics
  • Pages : 190 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 9780128031919
  • ISBN 10 : 0128031913
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Synopsis : The Economics of Screening and Risk Sharing in Higher Education written by Bernhard Eckwert, published by Academic Press which was released on 14 May 2015. Download The Economics of Screening and Risk Sharing in Higher Education Books now! Available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. The Economics of Screening and Risk Sharing in Higher Education explores advances in information technologies and in statistical and social sciences that have significantly improved the reliability of techniques for screening large populations. These advances are important for higher education worldwide because they affect many of the mechanisms commonly used for rationing the available supply of educational services. Using a single framework to study several independent questions, the authors provide a comprehensive theory in an empirically-driven field. Their answers to questions about funding structures for investments in higher education, students’ attitudes towards risk, and the availability of arrangements for sharing individual talent risks are important for understanding the theoretical underpinnings of information and uncertainty on human capital formation. Investigates conditions under which better screening leads to desirable outcomes such as higher human capital accumulation, less income inequality, and higher economic well-being. Questions how the role of screening relates to the funding structure for investments in higher education and to the availability of risk sharing arrangements for individual talent risks. Reveals government policies that are suited for controlling or counteracting detrimental side effects along the growth path.

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