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Mitigating the Combined Distributional Consequences of the Georgia Lottery for Education and the HOPE Scholarship

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  • Noel Campbell
  • R. Zachary Finney
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    Research demonstrates that nonwhite, lower-income households bear the Georgia Lottery's tax burden, yet receive fewer benefits. However, local disparities in grading standards may mitigate the observed income redistribution. Our objective is to determine whether certain localities obtain more HOPE scholarships than expected, mitigating the observed redistribution. Copyright (c) 2005 by the Southwestern Social Science Association.

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    Article provided by Southwestern Social Science Association in its journal Social Science Quarterly.

    Volume (Year): 86 (2005)
    Issue (Month): 3 ()
    Pages: 746-758

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    Handle: RePEc:bla:socsci:v:86:y:2005:i:3:p:746-758

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    1. Kent Grote & Victor Matheson, 2011. "The Economics of Lotteries: A Survey of the Literature," Working Papers, College of the Holy Cross, Department of Economics 1109, College of the Holy Cross, Department of Economics.

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