Implications of the mobility of skilled labor for local public funding of higher education

Moshe Justman, Jacques François Thisse

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Abstract

Inter-jurisdictional labor mobility reduces the incentive for local public funding of education. This can be rectified by dividing the financial burden between the federal and local level, subsidizing local expenditures by inter-jurisdictional payments based on net migration flows.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)409-412
Number of pages4
JournalEconomics Letters
Volume55
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - 12 Sep 1997

Keywords

  • Education
  • H77
  • I22
  • J61
  • Labor mobility
  • Local public finance

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