106: Michael Kofoed on the Effectiveness of an Economics Major in the Military and How the Pomegranate Defunded the Taliban

10.06.2016 - By Economic Rockstar

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Michael Kofoed is an Assistant Professor of Economics at the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York. Professor Kofoed’s research focuses on the economics of higher education including the effects of financial aid on student outcomes, pricing behavior of for-profit universities, and measuring the effects of randomly assigned peers and mentors. Michael has numerous published and forthcoming papers and his book chapter “Price Discrimination", co-authored with David Mustard, features in Encyclopedia of Education Economics and Finance. Michael received his PhD from the University of Georgia with the PhD title Essays on the Economics of Student Financial Aid and a BS in Quantitaive Economics from Weber State University. All links resources and books mentioned by Michael in this episode can be found at www.economicrockstar.com/michaelkofoed Thanks for listening!

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