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ERIC Number: EJ849851
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Pages: 26
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-1557-3060
An Analysis of Private School Closings
Pandey, Lakshmi; Sjoquist, David L.; Walker, Mary Beth
Education Finance and Policy, v4 n1 p34-59 Win 2009
We add to the small literature on private school supply by exploring exits of K-12 private schools. We find that the closure of private schools is not an infrequent event and use national survey data from the National Center for Education Statistics to study closures of private schools. We assume that the probability of an exit is a function of excess supply of private schools over demand as well as of the school's characteristics, such as age, size, and religious affiliation. Our empirical results generally support the implications of the model.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
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Language: English
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