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The Economics of School Choice
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The Economics of School Choice

Caroline M. Hoxby

Abstract

Now that the U.S. Supreme Court has declared school voucher programs constitutional, the many unanswered questions concerning the potential effects of school choice will become especially pressing. Contributors to this volume draw on state-of-the-art economic methods to answer some of these questions, investigating the ways in which school choice affects a wide range of issues. Combining the results of empirical research with analyses of the basic economic forces underlying local education markets, this book presents evidence concerning the impact of school choice on student achievement, schoo ... More

Keywords: U.S. Supreme Court, school voucher programs, school choice, empirical research, economic forces, local education markets, student achievement, school productivity, teachers, special education

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2003 Print ISBN-13: 9780226355337
Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: February 2013 DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226355344.001.0001

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Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Caroline M. Hoxby, editor

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