Journal of Education Finance

Distributed by the University of Illinois Press and Johns Hopkins University Press – Project MUSE






The Journal of Education Finance is recognized as one of the leading journals in the field of funding public schools, community colleges, and universities. Each issue brings original research and analysis on issues such as educational fiscal reform, judicial intervention in finance, adequacy and equity of public school funding, school/social agency linkages, taxation, factors affecting employment and salaries, and the economics of human capital development. It is a blind review scholarly journal committed to the dissemination of knowledge in the field of education finance. The Journal is published quarterly: summer, fall, winter, and spring.


Winter 2024 marked the 49th birthday of the Journal of Education Finance

Indexing Information 

The Journal of Education Finance is indexed or abstracted in: ArticleFirst, Australian Education Index (Online), Biography Index: Past and Present (H.W. Wilson), Book Review Digest Plus (H.W. Wilson), Book Review Index Plus, Business Economics and Theory Current Abstracts, EconLit, Education Abstracts (H.W. Wilson), Education Index (Online), Education Index Retrospective: 1929-1983, Education Research Complete, Education Research Index, Education Source, Educational Administration Abstracts, Educational Research Abstracts Online, Electronic Collections Online, Emerging Sources Citation Index, ERIC (Education Resources Information Center), Gale Academic OneFile, Gale General OneFile, Gale OneFile: Business, Gale Onefile: Economics and Theory, Gale OneFile: Educator's Reference Complete, Gale OneFile: High School Edition, Gale OneFile: LegalTrac, Higher Education Abstracts (Online), InfoTrac Custom, OmniFile Full Text Mega (H.W. Wilson), OmniFile Full Text Select (H.W. Wilson), Periodicals Index Online, Scopus, TOC Premier, and Web of Science.


ISSN: 0098-9495
eISSN: 1944-6470



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Archived Articles 
Articles from Volumes 1 through 36 (1975–2010) are available on the JSTOR website.

Articles from Volume 35 through the current issue are available through Project MUSE.

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