We are pleased to invite you to attend the Oxford meeting on the topics of the finance, law and economics of education. The breadth of the sessions cover elementary, secondary and higher education.
You may present a paper, participate as panel member or as an observer. If you would like to present a paper, you must submit a brief abstract for review.
Papers presented will be subsequently peer reviewed by external readers for possible inclusion in the Journal of Education Finance or as contributions to other symposia books or reviews.
The Spring Symposium will take place on the 29th and 30th of July at Green Templeton College, Oxford University, Oxford, UK
Professor of Economics and Professor of Education Emeritus University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Professor McMahon is an economist engaged in research, writing, and consulting on education and development, education financing, and macroeconomic analysis. His primary fields are the Economics of Education and Macro Economic Theory (unemployment, inflation, and growth).
His latest books are Higher Learning, Greater Good: The Private and Social Benefits of Higher Education, Johns Hopkins University Press (2017,paperback edition), winner of the PROSE Award for the best book published in Education, Education and Development: Measuring the Social Benefits by Oxford University Press (2002, 2018 Revised Edition forthcoming) and Education and Development, an edited 4 volume reference work by by Routledge (2012).Routledge (2012).
Kern Alexander’s research interests include education finance and law. He has worked extensively as an expert in state school finance litigation. His work has been cited in law reviews, law journals, and appellate court decisions.
He is the Editor of the Journal of Education Finance, distributed by the University of Illinois Press, and MUSE Johns Hopkins University Press.
He is the author or co-author of over 30 books on education finance and law, including recently, The Law of Schools, Students, and Teachers, 6th Edition, West Academic Publishing, 2018, Higher Education Law: Policy and Perspectives, 2nd Edition Routledge, 2017 and Financing Public Schools: Theory, Policy and Practice, Routledge, 2015.