Do Charter Schools Affect Property Values?
AbstractTaxpayers are concerned that introducing a charter school in their neighborhood will decrease their property values. We test this proposition by using three methods. We test the size and significance of the distance from a charter school with respect to property values; weather the intervention of a charter school changes the forecasted value of the property; and if the distance from a charter school has a different impact than the distance from a public school in similar neighborhoods. For the most part, we find little evidence that the existence of a charter school affects property values.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Ball State University, Department of Economics in its series Working Papers with number 200707.
Length: 31 pages
Date of creation: Nov 2007
Date of revision: Nov 2007
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- H75 - Public Economics - - State and Local Government; Intergovernmental Relations - - - State and Local Government: Health, Education, and Welfare
- I28 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Education - - - Government Policy
- R21 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - Household Analysis - - - Housing Demand
- R53 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - Regional Government Analysis - - - Public Facility Location Analysis; Public Investment and Capital Stock
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- NEP-EDU-2007-12-08 (Education)
- NEP-URE-2007-12-08 (Urban & Real Estate Economics)
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