Econometric Issues in Education Finance
AbstractSeveral econometric issues within the field of education finance that have not been fully explored to date are addressed. Focusing on demographic factors and per-pupil expenditures in the United States, an econometric model that incorporates spatial analysis is developed and a unique framework for analyzing the impact of demographics on local public demand is introduced. The results show that ethnic diversity has a negative impact on per-pupil spending, while the elderly have a positive impact.
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by Southern Regional Science Association in its journal Review of Regional Studies.
Volume (Year): 36 (2006)
Issue (Month): 2 ()
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Education Finance; Education; Spatial;
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