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Economics

1996

Economics

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The Impact Of Intergovernmental Grants-In-Aid On Public School Expenditure Under The Segregated School System , Se-Koo Rhee Jan 1996

The Impact Of Intergovernmental Grants-In-Aid On Public School Expenditure Under The Segregated School System , Se-Koo Rhee

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

This dissertation investigated the fiscal behavior of local public school districts under the segregated schools system in Maryland with the emphasis on the relative response of school expenditure to intergovernmental grants-in-aid between black and white schools. The median voter model was employed to derive theoretical demand specifications for both no-nonresidential-property-tax-shifting and partial-shifting assumptions. The theoretical model derived here is unique in the sense that inter-racial factors are included to determine the demand for education in black and white schools, since the provision of public education services was decided simultaneously by the median voter who was presumed to be white;A ...