NYU Steinhardt

Economics of Education

  • Course Number: EDPLY-GE 2025
  • Hours: 30
  • Units: 3
  • Description: Using economic principles to analyze K-12 education, beginning with an examination of the demand for education, both by the private & the public sector. Consideration of the production & supply & cost of education. New ways of driving performance & providing choice to students. The class is run as a seminar in which we discuss the content of the assigned readings. Class time will be used to apply findings from the readings to make recommendation that are empirically & theoretically justified on economic grounds for achieving high performance of students in large urban areas.
  • Old Course Number: E51.2025