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Title:  Working Paper: Measuring Inflation in Public School Costs
Description: The purpose of this report is to develop an inflationary cost-of-education index that improves upon measures of inflation previously proposed and used by researchers in the field.
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Cover Date: December 1997
Web Release: December 18, 1997
Print Release: December 18, 1997
Publication #: NCES 9743
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Center/Program: NCES
Authors: Jay G. Chambers
Type of Product: Working Paper
  Working Papers provide preliminary analysis of substantive, technical, and methodological issues. They are works in progress that are presented to promote the sharing of valuable work experience and knowledge. These papers have not undergone a rigorous review for consistency with NCES standards.
Survey/Program Areas: Common Core of Data (CCD)
Education Finance Statistics Center (EDFIN)
Questions: For questions about the content of this Working Paper, please contact:
Stephen Cornman.
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