What is worth fighting for in education: An economist's view

Author: Dalziel, Paul C.

Publisher: University of Waikato, Hamilton

Type: Conference item

Link to this item using this URL: https://hdl.handle.net/10182/5173

Lincoln University

Abstract

Addressing the theme of the conference as an economist, questions about worth and what we therefore value are key economic issues. Many of the policies that currently seem to be creating a combativeenvironment for education has to do with the value placed by the government on“economic growth”, but there are other values that need to be protected.

Subjects: economic growth, government policy, education, education policy, New Zealand, Australia

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