- "What Freakonomics did in raising our collective economic literacy, this book does for the economics of schooling." -Kate Walsh, President, National Council on Teacher Quality
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Welcome to the Profit of Education website. Continuing the conversation begun in the book Profit of Education, we discuss the latest economic evidence on education reform.
As anyone with kids who’s house-shopped lately can tell you, good schools raise property values–sometimes a lot. So one way to ask whether charter schools are good schools is to see whether the arrival of charter schools in a neighborhood raises … Continue reading
We economists love to talk about unexpected consequences of policy changes. So riddle me this: If you give students the right to transfer to schools outside their district who comes out ahead, the sending district or the receiving district? Randall … Continue reading