ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF EDUCATIONAL PROJECTS

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Course Code: 
EDF 7215
Course Credit Units: 
3
Semester: 
Semester 2
Year of Study: 
Year 1
Undergraduate or Graduate Level: 
Graduate Level
Course Description & Objectives: 

This course is designed to provide students with analytical tools grounded in economic theory to plan, analyze and evaluate educational projects. The course offers a set of tools that integrate financial, economic, and fiscal analysis and permit analysts and decision makers to look at educational projects from the perspective of various stakeholders, particularly the wider public and implementers of fiscal policy.

Learning Outcomes: 

By the end of this course, students should be able to:

  1. Examine common analytical economic tools, theories, models and logic;
  2. Apply these economic tools, theories, models and perspectives to specific policy and operational issues in education; and
  3. Critique standard economic analyses as they relate to educational projects with a view to enhancing student' analytical, planning, monitoring and evaluation skills in education.

 

ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF EDUCATIONAL PROJECTS
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