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Efficiency and Equity in School Funding: A Case Study for Kansas

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  • Kalyan Chakraborty

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  • John Poggio

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    Article provided by International Atlantic Economic Society in its journal International Advances in Economic Research.

    Volume (Year): 14 (2008)
    Issue (Month): 2 (May)
    Pages: 228-241

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    Handle: RePEc:kap:iaecre:v:14:y:2008:i:2:p:228-241

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    Keywords: Cost inefficiency; Stochastic cost frontier; Function; Public education; D2; I2; R0;

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    1. Nghiem, Son & Nguyen, Ha & Connelly, Luke, 2014. "The Efficiency of Australian Schools: Evidence from the NAPLAN Data 2009-2011," MPRA Paper 56231, University Library of Munich, Germany.

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