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  1. Education, Land, and Location

    Mayo 2014
    Edited by Gregory K. Ingram and Daphne A. Kenyon

    Because most children throughout the world attend elementary and secondary schools near their homes, where they live usually determines where they go to school. In the United States, the relationship...

  2. The Year in Land Policy: 2014

    Entradas de blog
    Diciembre 2014
  3. Panelists Speak on Impacts of Urbanization in Asia at Conference

    Boston University News
    Octubre 20, 2014
    El Instituto Lincoln en las noticias
  4. Is Location Fate?

    Distributional Aspects of Schooling
    Mayo 2014
    Eric Hanushek

    Eric A. Hanushek analyzes the impact of human capital on economic outcomes, arguing that cognitive skills are a better measure of human capital than years of schooling. He focuses on urban schools...

  5. School Quality, School Choice, and Residential Mobility

    Mayo 2014
    Eric Brunner

    Eric J. Brunner reviews two areas of research concerning the link between residential location and school quality: (1) the long-standing and growing literature on the effects of a residentially based...

  6. The School Attendance and Residential Location Balancing Act

    Community, Choice, Diversity, and Achievement
    Mayo 2014
    Ellen Goldring and Walker Swain

    Ellen B. Goldring and Walker Swain evaluate the impact parental choices have on residential location and schooling. This paper is divided into three loosely chronological sections that focus in turn...

  7. Not by the Hand of Horace Mann

    How the Quest for Land Value Created the American School System
    Mayo 2014

    This paper by William A. Fischel is an economic history of K–12 education and the structure of school districts. As the second part of the title suggests, Fischel argues that land or property values...

  8. The Future Role of the Property Tax in the Funding of K12 Education in the United States

    Mayo 2014

    This paper reviews the role of the property tax in funding K–12 education. At present, local and state governments each contribute a national average of 44 percent of the funds spent on public...

  9. Nontraditional Public School Funding Sources

    Trends, Issues, and Outlook
    Mayo 2014
    Henry Coleman

    This paper by Henry A. Coleman examines a wide range of nontraditional revenue sources, including local-option personal income and general sales taxes, user charges and fees, gaming revenues, private...

  10. Transport Costs of School Choice

    Mayo 2014
    Kevin Krizek, Elizabeth Wilson, Ryan Wilson, and Julian Marshall

    In this paper, the authors examine the role that transport costs play in school choice. They note that the average per pupil cost for transportation among U.S. school districts was $570 in 2010 (...


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