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

In the wake of the pandemic, many districts have adopted innovative teacher compensation strategies. We explore these initiatives in a new brief.

Young girl with backpack holding her mother's hand on way to school

Marguerite Roza explores an idea for this moment: Districts can use federal relief funds to pay families to help get students and schools back on track.

First round of school-by-school spending data is ready for use: 49 states + DC!

Here are 5 mistakes school districts might make when choosing how to spend federal relief funds – and ways to avoid them.

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
State Finance Policy
School Level Resource Use
Student Based Allocation
Training in Ed Finance

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