ERIC Number: EJ465340
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1993
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On the Determination of the Critical Level of Market Concentration in Education.
Borland, Melvin V.; Howsen, Roy M.
Economics of Education Review, v12 n2 p165-69 1993
Attempts to estimate a critical level of market concentration within the educational sector for Kentucky. The critical Herfindahl was estimated at 0.50. Counties experiencing a Herfindahl index at or above this number can expect, on average, a 1.6 percentage point decrease (or a 3% reduction) in student achievement scores. (MLH)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Reports - Descriptive; Numerical/Quantitative Data; Journal Articles
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Identifiers - Location: Kentucky