The economics of catholic schools

W. Sander, D. Cohen-Zada

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This article examines Catholic schooling in the United States. The article is organized as follows. First, an overview of Catholic schooling in the United States is given. Second, the determinants of the demand for Catholic schools are reviewed. Third, literature on the effects of Catholic schooling is presented. Although the focus of this article is on Catholic schooling in the United States, some attention is also given to Catholic schooling in other countries.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Economics of Education
Subtitle of host publicationA Comprehensive Overview
Number of pages9
ISBN (Electronic)9780081026458
ISBN (Print)9780128153918
StatePublished - 20 Jan 2020


  • Educational attainment
  • Error term
  • Exogenous variable
  • Instrumental variable
  • Self-selection
  • Standard deviation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Economics, Econometrics and Finance (all)
  • General Business, Management and Accounting


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