Waiting for Godot: Cost‐Effectiveness Analysis in Education

@article{Levin2001WaitingFG,
  title={Waiting for Godot: Cost‐Effectiveness Analysis in Education},
  author={H. Levin},
  journal={New Directions for Evaluation},
  year={2001},
  volume={2001},
  pages={55-68}
}
  • H. Levin
  • Published 2001
  • Economics
  • New Directions for Evaluation
For more than thirty years I have been applying cost-effectiveness and costbenefit analysis to education. When I began this work in about 1970, there were almost no cost-effectiveness studies reported in the literature, and the term was not found in education at all. The term cost-effectiveness is now commonly used in justifying specific educational interventions. It has also become standard parlance among educational policymakers and decision makers. Ostensible concerns for cost-effectiveness… Expand
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