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Enhancing the Feasibility of School Finance Reform
This paper describes a simulation model designed to analyze school funding reform proposals in Wisconsin. It includes a parallel current law model and the capacity to show any proposal's aggregate budgetary and distributional ...
Do Rising Property Taxes Lead the Elderly to Move from their Homes?
This preliminary study finds that few of Wisconsin's elderly homeowners are forced to move from their homes because of property tax increases. Given that Wisconsin's property taxes are high compared to those in other states, ...
The Growth of Homeowner Property Taxes: Evidence from Wisconsin
The authors examine how Wisconsin homeowners' property tax liabilities and burdens change over time. They find that the amount paid and the economic hardship created vary widely among homeowners. Relative to income, some ...
State and Federal Aid to Wisconsin School Districts in Fiscal Year 2010
For many Wisconsin districts, the decline in state aid will be larger than the additional federal funding many will receive as part of the stimulus package.