Public Choice

, Volume 36, Issue 3, pp 425–439 | Cite as

Local authority education expenditure in England and Wales: Why standards differ and the impact of government grants

  • Richard Jackman
  • John Papadachi
Symposium On Collective Choice In Education Part I Central And Local Roles In Educational Provision


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© Martinus Nijhoff Publishers 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • Richard Jackman
    • 1
  • John Papadachi
    • 2
  1. 1.London School of EconomicsLondonUK
  2. 2.Centre for Environmental StudiesLondon

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