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The Economics of Education

A visit with Michael Podgursky, Professor of Economics

By Noelle Buhidar
Published: - Topics: Salary Schedule Teacher Labor Market economics education Labor Economist

Public Concern About K-12 Education

Topics: K-12 school

K-12 education is an important area of concern for the United States. According to Podgursky, the country hasn’t been faring well in terms of international test scores. Research shows that countries with higher levels of scores grow faster, and that students who score higher earn more money than those with lower scores.