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The Economics of Education

A visit with Michael Podgursky, Professor of Economics

By Noelle Buhidar
Published: - Topics: Salary Schedule Teacher Labor Market economics education Labor Economist

A Sparked Interest In Economics

Topics: economics Teacher Labor Market

As an undergraduate at MU during the Vietnam War, Podgursky studied political science. He found economics courses to be intellectually satisfying and pursued studies in labor economics during graduate school.