Guide to the Hector Correa Papers, 1980-2004 UA.90.F92

ULS Archives & Special Collections

Summary Information

Repository
ULS Archives & Special Collections
Title
Hector Correa Papers
Creator
Correa, Héctor
Collection Number
UA.90.F92
Date [bulk]
Bulk, 1985-1997
Date [inclusive]
1980-2004
Extent
1.2 linear feet (1 box)
Language
The material in this collection is in both English and Spanish.
Abstract
This collection includes records of teaching activities and engagements of Hector Correa, professor of public and urban affairs at the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, University of Pittsburgh, from 1970-2004.

Preferred Citation

Hector Correa Papers, 1980-2004, UA.90.F92, University Archives, Archives & Special Collections, University of Pittsburgh Library System

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Biography

Hector Correa was a professor of public and urban affairs at the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs (GSPIA) at the University of Pittsburgh for 34 years. He was the director of the Latin American Seminar in Project Design, Evaluation and Implementation, specializing in utilization of quantitative methods and computers for policy analysis, project and program design, evaluation and implementation.

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Scope and Content Notes

The Hector Correa Papers, which span the years 1980-2004, consist mostly of manuscripts of Correa's works as well as course proposals and materials from classes he taught. Also included are essays Correa presented at conferences, as well as his published works, most notably including "Decision Rules to Specify the Extent of Division of Labor."

The collection is organized into Correa's abstracts, manuscripts, published works, presented papers, course notes and proposals, and correspondence. The last series includes information regarding Correa's teaching trip to Colombia in 2001.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

ULS Archives & Special Collections, June 2012

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Access Restrictions

No restrictions.

Copyright

The University of Pittsburgh holds the property rights to the material in this collection, but the copyright may still be held by the original creator/author. Researchers are therefore advised to follow the regulations set forth in the U.S. Copyright Code when publishing, quoting, or reproducing material from this collection without the consent of the creator/author or that go beyond what is allowed by fair use.

Acquisition Information

Transferred to the University Archives from the GSPIA Library by Eve Wider in January 2010.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Steve Tehovnik and Marianne Kasica in Spring 2012.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • University of Pittsburgh. Center for Latin American Studies. -- Faculty
  • University of Pittsburgh. Graduate School of Public and International Affairs. -- Curricula
  • University of Pittsburgh. Graduate School of Public and International Affairs. -- Faculty
  • University of Pittsburgh. -- Faculty

Genre(s)

  • Correspondence
  • Manuscripts (Document genre)

Geographic Name(s)

  • Latin America -- Economic policy -- Mathematical models

Personal Name(s)

  • Correa, Héctor

Subject(s)

  • Economic development -- Mathematical models
  • Economic development -- Social aspects
  • Education
  • Education -- Economic aspects
  • Educational evaluation -- Mathematical models
  • Faculty papers
  • Game theory
  • Planning -- Latin America -- Mathematical models
  • Public policy -- Latin America -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- Pennsylvania -- Pittsburgh
  • Regional planning -- Latin America -- Mathematical models
  • University of Pittsburgh

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Previous Citation

Hector Correa Papers, 1980-2004, UA.90.F92, University Archives, Archives Service Center, University of Pittsburgh

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Collection Inventory

Series  I. Abstracts, 1993-1995 

Scope and Content Notes

This series contains abstracts of articles.

  BoxFolder
Break-Even Analysis for Multiple Product Firms 11
  Folder
An Economic Analysis of Grading and Achievement in Education, July 15, 1993 2
  Folder
A Game Theoretical Analysis of Teacher-Student Interaction, Class Size, and Achievement, May 2, 1994 3
  Folder
A Game Theoretical Analysis of Teacher-Student Interaction, Class Size, and Achievement, September 29, 1994 4
  Folder
A “User-Friendly” Presentation of the Theory of Human Capital, October 31, 1994 5
  Folder
An Economic Analysis of Curriculum Design and Teachers’ Planning, January 17, 1995 6
  Folder
Optimal Allocation of Time Between Lectures and Examinations for Student Motivation, January 17, 1995 7
  Folder
An Analytical Approach to the Choice Between Content and Method in Teachers’ Education, January 17, 1995 8
  Folders
Size and Achievement in Education: An Administrator’s Point of View, November 22, 1995 9
  Folder
An Economic Analysis of Class Size and Achievement in Education, November 22, 1995 10

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Series  II. Manuscripts, 1985-2003 

Scope and Content Notes

This series contains manuscripts for published articles.

  Folder
A Systems Approach to Socio-Economic Planning 11
  Folder
Concept and Use in Project Evaluation of the Break Even Exchange Rate 12
  Folder
An Analytic Method for Organizational Design 13
  Folder
Summary of A Comparative Study of Bureaucratic Corruption in Latin America and the USA 14
  Folder
A Conceptual Framework for Project and Program Evaluation 15
  Folder
Un Modelo del Crecimiento Economico 16
  Folder
A Mathematical Model of Teacher-Student Interaction 17
  Folder
Teacher-Student Interaction: A Game Theoretic Extension of the Economic Theory of Education, July 6, 1985 18
  Folder
Class Size and Achievement Theory and Applications, January 15, 1987 19
  Folder
Concept and Use in Project Evaluation of the Break Even Exchange Rate March 31, 1989 20
  Folder
Optimistic View of the Status of the Economics of Education and Human Resources, January 2, 1991 21
  Folder
Optimistic View of the Status of the Economics of Education and Human Resources, May 16, 1991 22
  Folder
An Economic Analysis of Grading and Achievement in Education, July 3, 1993 23
  Folder
A Model for the Analysis of Optimal Policies to Control the AIDS Epidemic, February 1994 24
  Folder
An Optimistic view of the Status of the Economics of Education and Human Resources, November 31, 1994 25
  Folder
Teacher-Student Interaction and the Statistical Analysis of Educational Achievement, November 31, 1994 26
  Folder
Teacher-Student Interaction and the Statistical Analysis of Educational Achievement, January 4, 1995 27
  Folder
An Optimistic View of the Microeconomic Theory of Education and Human Resources, November 31, 1994 28
  Folder
Optimal Pacing in Education, January 17, 1995 29
  Folder
The Microeconomic Theory of Education, August 21, 1995 30
  Folder
An Application of Input-Output Analysis to the Administration of a School Within a University, December 30, 1996 31
  Folder
Teacher-Student Interaction and the Statistical Analysis of Educational Achievement, January 25, 1997 32
  Folder
The Microeconomic Theory of Education, January 25, 1997 33
  Folder
A Game Theoretic Analysis of the Relationship Between Type of Government and Propensity to Peace and War, 2002 34
  Folder
The Microeconomic Theory of Education, January 13, 2003 35
  Folder
A “User-Friendly” Presentation of the Theory of Human Capital, January 13, 2003 36
  Folder
An Application of Input-Output Analysis to the Administration of a School Within an University, January 13, 2003 37
  Folder
A Game Theoretic Analysis of Idealism and Realism in International Relations Theory, August 29, 2003 38

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Series  III. Published Works 

Scope and Content Notes

This series contains the three published works that were included in this collection.

  Folder
Un Approccio all’ Integrazione Operative degli Aspetti Tecnici e Politici della Planificazione 39
  Folder
Decision Rules to Specify the Extent of Division of Labor 40
  Folder
Proposal for a Comparative Study for Educational Planning, June 9, 1986 41

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Series  IV. Presented Papers, 1964-1997 

Scope and Content Notes

This series contains some of Correa's presented papers.

  Folder
Problems and Strageties of Educational Planning in Latin America, April 6-May 8, 1964 42
  Folder
Ha Prestado La Planificacion Economica Atencion Suficiente a la Educacion, October-December 1964 43
  Folder
Abstract of a Mathematical Model of Teacher-Student Interaction, April 24-36, 1974 44
  Folder
Seminario Sobre Planeacion de la Educacion Universitaria, May 29-June 10, 1978 45
  Folder
The Homeless Crisis, September 24, 1990 46
  Folder
Performance-Based Management in Public Administration and its Training Implications, September 24-27, 1997 47

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Series  V. Course Notes, 1987-2002 

Scope and Content Notes

This series contains notes and other sources of lecture materials Correa used in his courses.

  Folder
Notes on Quantitative Methods in Educational Planning 48
  Folder
Introduction to Management Science 49
  Folder
Computer Utilization 1987 50
  Folder
Theory of Students’ Behavior 51
  Folder
Quantitative Methods for Decision Making, 1987-1988 52
  Folder
Economics of Education, 1990-1991 53
  Folder
Annotated Bibliography for Doctoral students in Public Administration, November 2002 54
  Folder
Notes for Micro and Meso Components of Economics of Education, 2002 55

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Series  VI. Course Proposals, 1980-1997 

Scope and Content Notes

This series contains proposals for possible courses suggested by Correa for various institutions.

  Folder
A Strategic Games Approach to the Study of Educational Interaction, May 15, 1980 56
  Folder
Project Preparation, Negotiation, and Implementation for Santiago, Chile, September 25, 1989 57
  Folder
Game Theory, July 23, 1997 58

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Series  VII. Correspondence, 1985-2004 

Scope and Content Notes

This series contains general correpondence with publishers and other including from the Fullbright Committee. It is arranged by date.

  Folder
“Decision Rules to Specify the Extent of Division of Labor," 1985 59
  Folder
Correspondence, 1983-1994 60
  Folder
Correspondence, 1994 61
  Folder
Correspondence 1997 62
  Folder
Correspondence, 2001 63
  Folder
Correspondence, 2003-2004 64

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Series  VIII. Colombia, 2001 

Scope and Content Notes

This series contains information and reports on Correa's Fullbright program in Columbia.

  Folder
Colombia Trip Information, 2001 65

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