Category: access

The variances of College Access

The Contributions of Economics to the Study of College Access and Success Economics: The primary framework in economics of education is the human capital model developed by Gary Becker in his seminal 1964 work.2 Education is thought to increase human capital, a set of skills that can be “rented out” to employers for income. …

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why should we care about college access

College access is fundamentally a question of social opportunity – a question of democracy: who gets to participate, how, when, where and under what conditions…. College access == macro college choice == micro higher education opportunity educational opportunity == operationalized in a lot of different ways — K-12 framework without an end game — to …

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