Economics of Education and Sustainable Development

Edited by
July 2021
268 pages
  • ISBN978-3-0365-1718-6 (Hardback)
  • ISBN978-3-0365-1717-9 (PDF)

This book is a reprint of the Special Issue Economics of Education and Sustainable Development that was published in

Business & Economics
Environmental & Earth Sciences
Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities

This book consists of articles that investigate and discuss the relationship between economics of education and sustainable development; that is, how education economics plays an important role in sustainable development. Economics of education or education economics is the study of economic issues relating to education (such as education policy and finance, human capital production and acquisition, and the returns to human capital); while sustainable development is the study of a system (a human society) operating and growing continuously, which includes environment, economy, industry, business, agriculture, etc. This book particularly focuses on the economy – how an economy continuously and steadily develops and grows.

  • Hardback
© by the authors
higher education; education input; technological innovation; economic growth; VAR model; education heterogeneity; spatial spillover effects; total factor productivity growth; dynamic spatial SLX model; wage discrimination; sustainable development; sheepskin effects; supply/demand transition in labor market; higher education; gender discrimination; academic progression; women faculty; female professors; maternity penalty; gender gap; gender disparity; education; Propensity Score Matching; Intra-household income inequality; senior secondary school; parental economic expectation; economic growth; sustainable economic development; international students; human capital; higher education; sustainable financial education; consumer life satisfaction; the necessity of financial education; ordered probit regression; trivariate causality; education; health; economic growth; Zimbabwe; higher education; human capital investment; rate of returns; screening and sheepskin effects; tuition fee control policy; financial management; principal–agency model; educational policy evaluation; unintended consequence; high school equalization policy; housing market; difference-in-differences analysis; entrepreneurial intentions; emotional competencies; behavioral competencies; entrepreneurial education; education; higher education; economic growth; nonlinear; kink regression; ASEAN-5