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Edunomics Lab is a Georgetown University research center exploring and modeling complex education finance decisions to inform education policy and practice.

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Pandemic school closures harmed students academically. What will it cost to get them back on track?

Some good news: most districts still have plenty of relief dollars to spend.

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Looking for ESSER 3 actual expenditures? Use our dashboard to explore spending by district or download an entire state’s data. We have data for 43 states so far…

Inflation drawing on Chalkboard

With contract negotiations pending and a labor market complicated by federal relief funds, Marguerite Roza suggests ways districts can respond to rising inflation pressures.

New FY19 files released 1/28/2022! NERD$ now has school-by-school spending data for all states ready for cross-state comparison.

Research & Focus Areas

Edunomics Lab provides timely, relevant and actionable analysis of education finance policy and resource allocation strategy and decisions. Our research and modeling projects are designed to give policymakers and education leaders the evidence-based resources they need to effectively deploy finite resources for the betterment of education.

Compensation, Benefits & Pensions
District Resource Allocation
Educational Productivity
Financial Transparency
Higher Education
Innovation & Technology
K-12 Financial Landscape
NERD$
State Finance Policy
School-Level Resource Use
Student-Based Allocation
Training in Ed Finance

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