A Foundation System and a State System - Private-School Implications on Welfare and Education Expenditure
No 2010-82, SIRE Discussion Papers from Scottish Institute for Research in Economics (SIRE)
This paper examines the effects of two different education - financing systems: a foundation system and a state system on the level and distribution of resources devoted to education in the presence of private schools. We use political economy approach where households differ in their level of income, and the central tax rate used to nance education is determined by a majority vote. Our analysis focuses on implications of allowing for a private-school option. To evaluate the importance of private schools we develop a computational model and calibrate it using USA data. The results reveal that the private school option is very important quantitatively in terms of welfare, total resources spent on education and equity.
Keywords: Education finance reform; Private schools (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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