Scholarly Comments on Academic Economics

Confessions of a College Non-Economizer

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Abstract

The writer observes that the fundamental economic principles taught in our higher education classrooms have not found their way into our colleges’ administration suites. Administrators rely on enrollment and tuition increases to balance their budgets. Although there are some cost-containment measures that are viable, administrators face internal opposition from faculty and too little pressure from their boards to contain costs.

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Pages
359-363
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JEL classification
A10, A11
Keywords
College administration, confession
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