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Relationships Between Size of Schools and School Districts and the Cost of Education

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  • Fox, William F.

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Paper provided by United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service in its series Technical Bulletins with number 157726.

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Date of creation: Apr 1980
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Handle: RePEc:ags:uerstb:157726

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Keywords: Economies of size; Economies of scale; local government; community development; rural development; cost functions; costs; education; schools; Community/Rural/Urban Development; Consumer/Household Economics;

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  1. Borcherding, Thomas E & Deacon, Robert T, 1972. "The Demand for the Services of Non-Federal Governments," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 62(5), pages 891-901, December.
  2. Ricker, William D. & Tyner, Fred H., 1972. "An Analytical Approach To The Consolidation Of Counties In North And West Florida Based On Educational Efficiency Criteria," Southern Journal of Agricultural Economics, Southern Agricultural Economics Association, vol. 4(01), July.
  3. William Fox & Heng-fu Zou, 1992. "Local Government Finance in South Africa," CEMA Working Papers, China Economics and Management Academy, Central University of Finance and Economics 526, China Economics and Management Academy, Central University of Finance and Economics.
  4. Donald A. Dawson, 1972. "Economics of Scale in the Ontario Public Secondary Schools," Canadian Journal of Economics, Canadian Economics Association, vol. 5(2), pages 306-09, May.
  5. Wales, Terence J, 1973. "The Effect of School and District Size on Education Costs in British Columbia," International Economic Review, Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania and Osaka University Institute of Social and Economic Research Association, vol. 14(3), pages 710-20, October.
  6. Christensen, Laurits R & Greene, William H, 1976. "Economies of Scale in U.S. Electric Power Generation," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, University of Chicago Press, vol. 84(4), pages 655-76, August.
  7. Charles M. Tiebout, 1956. "A Pure Theory of Local Expenditures," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, University of Chicago Press, vol. 64, pages 416.
  8. White, Fred & Tweeten, Luther, 1973. "Internal economics of rural elementary and secondary schooling," Socio-Economic Planning Sciences, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 7(4), pages 353-369, August.
  9. David Shapiro, 1973. "Economy of Scale as a Cost Factor in the Operation of School Districts in Alberta," Canadian Journal of Economics, Canadian Economics Association, vol. 6(1), pages 114-21, February.
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