Cover: The Economics of Public School Finance

The Economics of Public School Finance

Published 1981

by Aaron S. Gurwitz


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Presents the fundamental concept of economic analysis as applied to school finance issues. The report is intended to facilitate communication between economists and other professionals involved in school finance policymaking. Major divisions of the text cover the basic theory of public finance, the application of the constrained maximization framework to policy analysis, and a treatment of several important technical issues.

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