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Why Is Education Publicly Provided? A Critical Survey


  • John R. Lott, Jr.


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  • John R. Lott, Jr., 1987. "Why Is Education Publicly Provided? A Critical Survey," Cato Journal, Cato Journal, Cato Institute, vol. 7(2), pages 475-501, Fall.
  • Handle: RePEc:cto:journl:v:7:y:1987:i:2:p:475-501

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    1. Field, Alexander James, 1976. "Educational Reform and Manufacturing Development in Mid-Nineteenth Century Massachusetts," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 36(01), pages 263-266, March.
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    3. Asplund, Rita, 2004. "A Macroeconomic Perspective on Education and Inequality," Discussion Papers 906, The Research Institute of the Finnish Economy.
    4. James M. Poterba, 1997. "Demographic structure and the political economy of public education," Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 16(1), pages 48-66.
    5. Schmidtchen, Dieter & Kirstein, Roland, 2005. "Mehr Markt im Hochschulbereich: Zur Effizienz und Gerechtigkeit von Studiengebühren," CSLE Discussion Paper Series 2005-01, Saarland University, CSLE - Center for the Study of Law and Economics.
    6. Wigger, Berthold U. & Weizsäcker, Robert K. von, 1999. "Öffentliche oder private Umsetzung des staatlichen Bildungsauftrages? : Eine Analyse auf der Grundlage der Theorie unvollständiger Verträge," Discussion Papers 574, Institut fuer Volkswirtschaftslehre und Statistik, Abteilung fuer Volkswirtschaftslehre.
    7. Rangazas, Peter, 1995. "Vouchers in a community choice model with zoning," The Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, Elsevier, vol. 35(1), pages 15-39.
    8. Twight, Charlotte, 1996. "Federal control over education: Crisis, deception, and institutional change," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 31(3), pages 299-333, December.
    9. Chumacero, Romulo & Paredes, Ricardo, 2008. "Should for-profit schools be banned?," MPRA Paper 15099, University Library of Munich, Germany.

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    • R00 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - General - - - General
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