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The case against education : why our education system is a waste of time and money / Bryan Caplan

By: Caplan, Bryan Douglas 1971-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Princeton, New Jersey Princeton University Press [2018]Description: xiv, 395 pages.ISBN: 9780691174655.Subject(s): Education -- Aims and objectives -- United States | Educational sociology -- United States | Education -- United States -- Finance | Vocational education -- United States | Labor supply -- Effect of education on -- United States | Educational change | Education and state | Education -- Finance | Vocational education | Educational sociology | Education ¡ Aims and objectives | Utbildningsmål | Utbildningssociologi | Utbildningspolitik | Utbildningsreformer | Utbildningsekonomi | Yrkesutbildning | Förenta staternaDDC classification: 371.010973 Other classification: 370 | Em-qa
Contents:
The magic of education -- The puzzle is real : the ubiquity of useless education -- The puzzle is real : the handsome rewards of useless education -- The signs of signaling : in case you're still not convinced -- Who cares if it's signaling? : the selfish return to education -- We care if it's signaling : the social return to education -- The white elephant in the room : we need lots less education -- We need more vocational education -- Nourishing mother : is education good for the soul? -- Five chats on education and enlightenment -- Conclusion -- Technical appendix: Completion probability and student quality
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Includes bibliographical references and index

The magic of education -- The puzzle is real : the ubiquity of useless education -- The puzzle is real : the handsome rewards of useless education -- The signs of signaling : in case you're still not convinced -- Who cares if it's signaling? : the selfish return to education -- We care if it's signaling : the social return to education -- The white elephant in the room : we need lots less education -- We need more vocational education -- Nourishing mother : is education good for the soul? -- Five chats on education and enlightenment -- Conclusion -- Technical appendix: Completion probability and student quality

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