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Item:153583924114FREE SHIPPING AUSTRALIA WIDE Case Against Education by Bryan Caplan Why we need to stop wasting public funds on educationDespite being immensely popular-and immensely lucrative-education is grossly overrated. Now with a new afterword by Bryan Caplan, this explosive book argues that the primary function of education is not to enhance students skills but to signal the qualities of a good employee. Learn why students hunt for easy As only to forget most of what they learn after the final exam, why decades of growing access to education have not resulted in better jobs for average workers, how employers reward workers for costly schooling they rarely ever use, and why cutting education spending is the best remedy. Romantic notions about education being "good for the soul" must yield to careful research and common sense-The Case against Education points the way. FORMAT Paperback CONDITION Brand New Author Biography Bryan Caplan is professor of economics at George Mason University. His books include Selfish Reasons to Have More Kids: Why Being a Great Parent Is Less Work and More Fun Than You Think. Twitter @bryancaplan Review "[Caplan] argues devastatingly . . . that college is, for many of those who go there, a boondoggle."-Kyle Smith, National Review "The Case against Education . . . is a case of Caplan being right."-Charles Fain Lehman, Washington Free Beacon "A wake-up call for all Americans."-Ian Lindquist, Weekly Standard "Cogently argued."-Megan McArdle, Washington Post Details ISBN0691196451 Author Bryan Caplan Publisher Princeton University Press Year 2019 ISBN-10 0691196451 ISBN-13 9780691196459 Format Paperback Imprint Princeton University Press Subtitle Why the Education System Is a Waste of Time and Money Place of Publication New Jersey Country of Publication United States Illustrations 45 b/w illus. 17 tables. Pages 424 DEWEY 370.973 Publication Date 2019-08-02 We've got this At The Nile, if you're looking for it, we've got it. With fast shipping, low prices, friendly service and well over a million items - you're bound to find what you want, at a price you'll love! 30 DAY RETURN POLICY No questions asked, 30 day returns! FREE DELIVERY No matter where you are in Australia, delivery is free. SECURE PAYMENT Peace of mind by paying through PayPal and eBay Buyer Protection TheNileItemID:125274749;Condition:Brand new, Format:Paperback, ISBN-13:9780691196459
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