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2017 - 2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
2017 - 2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ECON 458 - Seminar on the Economics of Higher Education

Fall (3) Prerequisite(s): ECON 303  and ECON 308   (College 400)

This seminar explores the economics of higher education. We explore the economic and political forces that affect student demand for higher education and that shape the behavior of colleges and universities. Specific topics include the return to higher education, the drivers of college cost, how tuition is set, the workings of financial aid, and how education is financed.