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Buying the Best: Cost Escalation in Elite Higher Education

Charles T. Clotfelter

Published in January 1996 by Princeton University Press

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332 pages
ISBN: 0-691-02642-4

Table of Contents

Front matter, tables of content. (p. -29 - -10) (bibliographic info) (download)
Foreword, Preface, List of Abbreviations: William G. Bowen, Harold Shapiro, Charles T. Clotfelter (p. -9 - 0) (bibliographic info) (download)
1. The Problem of Rising Costs. (p. 1 - 19) (bibliographic info) (download)
2. A Peculiar Institution. (p. 20 - 57) (bibliographic info) (download)
3. Boom Times for Selective Institutions. (p. 58 - 81) (bibliographic info) (download)
4. Patterns and Trends in Expenditures. (p. 82 - 138) (bibliographic info) (download)
5. The Sources of Rising Expenditures. (p. 139 - 161) (bibliographic info) (download)
6. Administrative Functions. (p. 162 - 178) (bibliographic info) (download)
7. The Allocation of Faculty Effort. (p. 179 - 217) (bibliographic info) (download)
8. Classes and Course Offerings. (p. 218 - 246) (bibliographic info) (download)
9. Ambition Meets Opportunity. (p. 247 - 264) (bibliographic info) (download)
Notes to the Chapters. (p. 265 - 284) (bibliographic info) (download)
Bibliography, Index. (p. 285 - 308) (bibliographic info) (download)
 
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