QC Economics

Economics Faculty

Clive Belfield, Associate Professor
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Phone 718-997-5448     
Office Location: PH 300-R Office Hours: Tues-Thurs 1-3pm

Professor Belfield is also Co-Director, Center for Benefit-Cost Studies in Education, Teachers College, Columbia University
Schools Attended:
PhD, University of Exeter, England;
MA, University of Saskatchewan, Canada;
BA, University of Durham, England

Research Interests: Economics of Education, Labor Economics  


Books Written:


The Price We Pay: The Cost to the Nation of Inadequate Education (edited, with Henry Levin), Brookings Institution Press, Washington, DC (2007).
Privatizing Educational Choice (with Henry Levin), Paradigm Publishers, Denver, CO (2004).
Economic Principles for Education: Theory and Evidence, Edward Elgar, Cheltenham UK (2000).

Journal Articles:


Academic articles have been published in numerous peer-reviewed journals, including: Journal of Human Resources; Educational Policy Analysis Archives; Review of Research in Education; Review of Educational Research; Journal of Education Finance; UCLA Law Review; Education Economics; Economics of Education Review; Journal of Labor Research; Applied Economics; Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics; and Industrial Relations.

Courses I Teach/Have Taught:

Course Website Course Description: ECON228

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