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.