The Economics of Building a Voucher Or Educational Savings Account Program in Georgia

February 26, 2019

The economics of vouchers and educational savings accounts (ESAs, also known as educational scholarship accounts) are central to their political success because attracting sufficient political support for such educational choice programs depends at least partially on persuading opponents that these programs will not deprive schools of needed funding for the remaining students. The economic concept at the heart of this dispute is marginal cost. Marginal cost, in the education context, is the additional cost incurred from educating one more student (or the amount expenditures can be reduced if educating one fewer student).

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BGSU is a dynamic, innovative academic environment that challenges you to open yourself to new ideas, learn in an integrated context and continually grow and achieve. CAMPUS AND LOCATION Established in 1910 to educate teachers In-town residential campus in a park-like setting Bowling Green (population 29,600) is within easy driving distance of major Midwest cities and the Toledo airport.

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