April 16, 2004

School Funding, Taxes, and Economic Growth: An Analysis of the 50 States

REMI’s computable general equilibrium model was tasked with charting out the benefits and effects of expanding school funding across all 50 states. Over the long term, the major effects come with substantial quality of life improvements by way of regional competitiveness and workforce migration. The study also can be used as an approximation of the reverse case of cutting education and taxes.

NEA – School Funding Taxes and Economic Growth: 50 State Analysis [full PDF]