ITP Seminar | Cost-Benefit Analysis for Educational Interventions: Value of a High School Graduation
October 4, 2019, 12 - 1:30 pm
Room 253, Educational Sciences Building
David L. Weimer
Professor, LaFollette School of Public Affairs, UW-Madison Department of Political Science
Cost-Benefit Analysis (CBA) provides protocols for assessing the relative efficiency of alternative policies. The presentation will briefly review the basic elements of CBA, illustrate its application to Recovery High Schools, and discuss the development of a shadow price to value high school graduations.