Economic Approaches to School Efficiency Chapter uri icon


  • The loose connection between school resources and school outcomes has given rise to a substantial literature examining the nature and causes of school inefficiency. This article discusses the econometric approaches used to measure educational inefficiency, the data and specifications used for such analyses, and the general findings of the literature regarding the extent and determinants of school inefficiency. 2010 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

author list (cited authors)

  • Taylor, L. L.

citation count

  • 2

complete list of authors

  • Taylor, LL

Book Title

  • International Encyclopedia of Education

publication date

  • December 2010