In this thought-provoking volume, scholars offer evidence, insights, and ideas on key policy questions affecting education-such as national exams, accountability, performance, and other vital issues, while detailing the importance of education to both the individual and society as a whole.
Edward P. Lazear, Morris Arnold Cox Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, was named to President Bush's new advisory Tax Reform Panel. Lazear will work with nine other panel members to look into revenue-neutral policy options for reforming the Federal Internal Revenue Code. Lazear is also the Jack Steele Parker Professor of Human Resources, Management and Economics (1995) at Stanford University's Graduate School of Business, where he has taught since 1992. He taught previously at the University of Chicago's Graduate School of Business, where he was the Brown Professor of Urban and Labor Economics.