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Efficiency and Equity in Funding for Government Schools in Australia

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  • Kalyan Chakraborty
  • Vincent C. Blackburn

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  • Kalyan Chakraborty & Vincent C. Blackburn, 2013. "Efficiency and Equity in Funding for Government Schools in Australia," Australian Economic Papers, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 52(3-4), pages 127-142, December.
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