Special Issue "Economics of Education and Sustainable Development"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 December 2020).
Interests: economics of education; economic growth and development; tax and fiscal; money and monetary policy; consumer behavior and restaurant tipping; economic education
This Special Issue 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 issue 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 a system (a human society) operating and growing continuously, which includes environment, economy, industry, business, agriculture, etc. This special issue particularly focuses on the economy—how an economy continuously and steadily develops and grows. One of the key factors attributes to a country’s economic development and growth is human capital or education. When the percentage of educated workers in a country significantly increases, the country’s economy will become stronger, implying more productive and competitive. This is because educated workers can more efficiently implement tasks that requires literacy, critical thinking, and technological skills, and hence improves a country’s productivity and competitive advantages.
Authors from different disciplines, such as economics, education, social science, and other disciplines related to economics of education and sustainable development issue are invited to submit their papers. All theoretical and empirical research articles are welcome in this Special Issue. However, no matter what theoretical or empirical studies, authors are highly expected to provide economic theoretical or empirical models and economic analysis.
Prof. Dr. Tin-Chun Lin
Manuscript Submission Information
Manuscripts should be submitted online at www.mdpi.com by registering and logging in to this website. Once you are registered, click here to go to the submission form. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, review articles as well as short communications are invited. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office for announcement on this website.
Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Sustainability is an international peer-reviewed open access semimonthly journal published by MDPI.
Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is 1900 CHF (Swiss Francs). Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English. Authors may use MDPI's English editing service prior to publication or during author revisions.
- Education economics and sustainable development
- Education and economic growth
- Human capital
- Teacher salaries
- The role of government in education
- Taxation for education
- Financing education
- Production and cost functions in education