Potential Cost Savings from School District Consolidation : a Case Study of New York

@inproceedings{Duncombe2001PotentialCS,
  title={Potential Cost Savings from School District Consolidation : a Case Study of New York},
  author={William Duncombe and Jerry Miner and John Ruggiero},
  year={2001}
}
The early 1990s have been a time of fiscal stress for local governments in the United States with school districts particularly hard hit. This article presents the results of a detailed study of potential cost savings from consolidation of New York school districts. It extends past research on consolidation by developing a theoretical framework which distinguishes several dimensions of economies of scale and defines an empirical cost function for schooling. The results of estimating the model… CONTINUE READING
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