Cost-effectiveness as an aid to making decisions in education by P. Carpenter-Huffman

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  • Cost effectiveness.,
  • School management and organization -- Decision making.

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StatementPolly Carpenter.
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Pagination8 leaves. ;
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Open LibraryOL16452465M

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Clarifies the application of cost-effectiveness to education, using the RAND studies of education in Colombia as an illustration. Cost-effectiveness can only be judged in comparison with alternatives. Only when inputs and outputs are completely measurable in dollars can a cost-effectiveness study be self-contained.

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Cost-Effectiveness as an Aid to Making Decisions in Education. Carpenter, Polly The purpose of this paper is to argue for cost-effectiveness analysis as an aid to decisionmaking but not as a substitute.

The present time of educational reform and budgetary stringency is a propitious one for improving resource allocation in education through a greater reliance on cost-effectiveness analysis.

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