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

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

In focusing solely on scarcity, journalists may miss the ed finance story of the decade: How are districts spending new financial windfalls – and what effect is it having on students?

Our new tools help district leaders assess financial implications of longer-term enrollment trends in their areas and experiment with various scenarios.

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

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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