Private school location and neighborhood characteristics
AbstractAny voucher program that is going to have a major impact on the public education system is likely to require an expansion of private schools in order to accommodate increased demand; however, very little is known about where private schools open and, therefore, how a major voucher program might affect private school availability in various communities. This article examines the relationship between the location of private schools and local neighborhood characteristics, hoping to shed some light on how a universal school voucher program might change the private school composition of local markets.
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Volume (Year): 25 (2006)
Issue (Month): 6 (December)
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- Lisa Barrow, 2001. "Private school location and neighborhood characteristics," Economic Perspectives, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, issue Q III, pages 13-30.
- Lisa Barrow, 2002. "Private school location and neighborhood characteristics," Working Paper Series WP-02-27, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.
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