‘Higher Learning, Greater Good’

USA“To many academics, the societal benefits of higher education are more than evident. But many others – including some influential lawmakers – view the benefits of higher education more narrowly. In Higher Learning, Greater Good: The Private and Social Benefits of Higher Education (Johns Hopkins University Press), Walter W. McMahon attempts to redefine how these benefits are measured and viewed. McMahon, a professor emeritus of economics and education at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, responded to questions about his new book …” (more)

[Scott Jaschik, Inside Higher Ed, 21 April]


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