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Charles Clotfelter: ‘Colleges and Their Customers: The Market for Baccalaureate Education in the Age of Merit and Disparity’
EFAP – Jerry Miner Lecture Series
April 24, 3:30-5 p.m.,
426 Eggers Hall, Center for Policy Research
Charles Clotfelter is Z. Smith Reynolds Professor of Public Policy Studies and Professor of Economics and Law at Duke University, where he has taught since 1979. In the 2013/14 academic year he will be a fellow at the Straus Institute for the Advanced Study of Law and Justice, at the N.Y.U. School of Law. He is also a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research. His major research interests are in the economics of education, the nonprofit sector, and public finance.
He is the author of “Big-Time Sports in American Universities” (Cambridge University Press, 2011), “After Brown: The Rise and Retreat of School Desegregation” (Princeton University Press, 2004), “Buying the Best: Cost Escalation in Elite Higher Education” (Princeton University Press, 1996), and “Federal Tax Policy and Charitable Giving” (University of Chicago Press, 1985). He is also coauthor (with Philip Cook) of “Selling Hope: State Lotteries in America” (Princeton University Press, 1989) and has coauthored or edited five other books pertaining to higher education and the nonprofit sector. He was co-winner of the Gladys M. Kammerer prize, awarded by the American Political Science Association for the best political science publication in the field of U.S. national policy in 2004, for “After Brown: The Rise and Retreat of School Desegregation.” In 2011, he was selected to give the Spencer Foundation Award Lecture at the meetings of the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management.
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This annual lecture is sponsored by EFAP and named in honor of Emeritus Professor Jerry Miner, an EFAP faculty associate who is widely known for his research in public finance and education finance.
This event is free and open to the SU community; no reservation is required. A reception follows the lecture.
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