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Title The economics of higher education in the United States / edited by Thomas Adam and A. Burcu Bayram ; contributors, Thomas Adam [and eight others]
Edition First edition
Published College Station : Published for the University of Texas at Arlington by Texas A & M University Press, [2019]
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Description 1 online resource
Series Walter Prescott Webb memorial lectures series
Walter Prescott Webb memorial lectures.
Contents Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Introduction: The Economics of Higher Education and the History of Philanthropy Research; 1. The Road Toward Student Debt: The History and Politics of Paying for a College Degree; 2. The Introduction of National Scholarship Programs at Private Colleges in the Northeast in the 1930s and 1940s; 3. Bernard Daly's Promise: Lessons from America's Oldest Place-Based Scholarship; 4. Financing Independence: Endowments, Philanthropic Foundations, and Higher Education in American History
5. The Formative Financial Era of the "Major Professional Schools": Medicine, Law, and Business at Columbia and Harvard, 1890-1950About the Contributors; Index; Other Titles in the Walter Prescott Webb Memorial Lectures Series
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed April 4, 2019)
Subject College costs -- United States.
Education, Higher -- Economic aspects.
Student aid -- United States
Universities and colleges -- United States -- Finance.
College costs.
EDUCATION -- Higher.
Education, Higher -- Economic aspects.
Student aid.
Universities and colleges -- Finance.
United States.
Form Electronic book
Author Adam, Thomas, 1968- editor, contributor.
Bayram, A. Burcu, 1979- editor, contributor.
ISBN 1623497442