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Demographic structure and the political economy of public education

James M. Poterba

Demographic structure and the political economy of public education

by James M. Poterba

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Education -- Finance.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJames M. Poterba.
    SeriesNBER working paper series -- working paper no. 5677, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 5677.
    ContributionsNational Bureau of Economic Research.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination37 p. ;
    Number of Pages37
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22412396M

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