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Tamrat, Wondwosen – Studies in Higher Education, 2021
This study was conducted to assess the impact of COVID-19 on the private higher education (PHE) sector in Ethiopia. The study employed a mixed-methods design and used diary and survey questionnaires as key data generation tools. The results of the study revealed that the pandemic has severely affected the academic and business operations of PHE…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, COVID-19, Pandemics, Private Colleges
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Ignell, Caroline; Davies, Peter; Lundholm, Cecilia – Environmental Education Research, 2019
This article explores changes of environmental values and beliefs among secondary school business and economics students regarding government and market solutions to climate change. The quantitative study is longitudinal and a survey was administrated to students at two occasions including 212 participants in the first measurement. Results show a…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Student Attitudes, Business Administration Education, Economics Education
Brighton, Deb; Northup, Jim – 1990
The property tax base in Vermont's towns are overburdened as property taxes are usually the only funding method available to finance schools, police departments, highway work, recreation programs, and government in general. Attempting to offer their citizens a balanced program of services without exorbitant taxes, local officials are striving to…
Descriptors: Assessed Valuation, Community Development, Community Planning, Educational Finance
Hovey, Harold A. – 1985
Federal tax policy could affect employment policy through the following four provisions: the Targeted Jobs Tax Credit (TJTC), employment incentives in enterprise zone legislation, individual training accounts (ITAs), and employer reimbursement of employee educational expenses. The TJTC and enterprise zone proposals are both attempts to cause…
Descriptors: Employment Patterns, Employment Practices, Employment Programs, Federal Legislation
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Loeb, Susannna; Socias, Miguel – Economics of Education Review, 2004
The federal role in education finance is commonly seen as compensatory. The federal government gives large sums of money to low-income schools and school districts through programs such as Title 1. Yet, this view of federal aid is based solely on direct educational expenditures. The federal government and state governments also support schools…
Descriptors: School Districts, Federal Aid, Federal Government, Taxes
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Penn, Helen – Journal of Early Childhood Research, 2011
Since 1997 there has been an unprecedented expansion of the childcare for-profit market in the UK. The repercussions of this for understanding of "quality" and definitions of good practice for early education and care have barely been explored. But in the current economic recession the market is now beginning to shrink, and there is…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Children, Educational Policy, Economic Factors
Bettinger, Eric P.; Long, Bridget Terry; Oreopoulos, Philip; Sanbonmatsu, Lisa – National Center for Postsecondary Research, 2009
Growing concerns about low awareness and take-up rates for government support programs like financial aid for college have recently spurred calls to simplify the application process and enhance visibility. However, little research has been done to determine whether such reforms would truly improve college access and in what form…
Descriptors: Control Groups, Eligibility, Student Financial Aid, Experimental Groups
Gianella, Christian; Tompson, William – OECD Publishing (NJ1), 2007
This paper examines the potential role of innovation policy in enhancing long-term productivity growth in Russia. It begins by exploring the role of framework conditions for business in encouraging innovative activities, particularly with respect to intellectual property rights and competition. Realising Russia's innovation potential will also…
Descriptors: Productivity, Competition, Foreign Countries, Innovation
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Casey, James B. – Bottom Line, 1998
Explains how a public library can compute the actual cost of distributing tax forms to the public by listing all direct and indirect costs and demonstrating the formulae and necessary computations. Supplies directions for calculating costs involved for all levels of staff as well as associated public relations efforts, space, and utility costs.…
Descriptors: Cost Effectiveness, Costs, Library Administration, Library Role
Lorenz, Edward C. – 1988
This report expands an earlier study of the impact of the Targeted Jobs Tax Credit (TJTC) upon program participants. It explains how TJTC has been used in three major urban areas with large disadvantaged populations: Baltimore, Kansas City, and St. Louis. After a summary of the history of TJTC and of the findings of other studies of wage subsidies…
Descriptors: Adults, Career Education, Corporate Support, Disabilities
Fried, Vance H. – Cato Institute, 2011
Undergraduate education is a highly profitable business for nonprofit colleges and universities. They do not show profits on their books, but instead take their profits in the form of spending on some combination of research, graduate education, low-demand majors, low faculty teaching loads, excess compensation, and featherbedding. The industry's…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Undergraduate Study, Educational Finance, Federal Government
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Pears, Iain – Academe, 2011
Britain's universities are going through another period of reform, although in reality it might be better to describe current conditions as the latest stage of a permanent revolution that began some forty years ago. This time, however, there is a very real possibility that the new cost-cutting coalition government will inflict lasting and serious…
Descriptors: Economic Progress, Taxes, Income, Educational Finance
Women's Bureau (DOL), Washington, DC. – 1973
Statistical information pertaining to one of the most important changes in the American economy in this century--the increase in the number of women who work outside the home--is presented as an introduction to the broader range of topics which will be considered by the Advisory Committee on the Economic Role of Women. Job-related aspects of…
Descriptors: Child Care, Economic Change, Economic Research, Employed Women
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Bergsten, C. Fred; De Castro, Bruce – 1976
The purpose of the paper is to analyze U.S. policies toward financial investment in developing nations. The paper is presented in two sections. In section I, the controversial effects of direct foreign investment on development are discussed. Case studies of investment policies toward India, the Philippines, Ghana, Guatemala, and Argentina are…
Descriptors: Business Responsibility, Capital, Case Studies, Data Analysis
Brouillette, Matthew J. – 2001
This three-part primer is designed to educate and inform people about all aspects of school choice and to equip them to participate in the debate as fully informed members of the community. The text: provides a brief historical review of the origins and growth of tax-funded schools nationwide and how they came to be synonymous with public…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Educational History, Educational Vouchers, Elementary Secondary Education
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