Below are topics of particular interest; however, papers/presentations may include any issue pertaining to education finance.
The Forum will consider issues pertaining to primary and secondary schools, and tertiary institutions including community colleges, public and private colleges and universities.
Federal and State Funding
Federal and State Taxation
Public and Private Costs and Benefits
Funding Universal Access to Higher Education
Comparative International Education Costs
Tax Credits and Vouchers
Human Capital Theory
Legal Costs and Risk Management
Measuring Fiscal Capacity and Tax Effort
Health Cost Growth
Capital Outlay Financing
Pandemic Cost Challenges
Papers and presentations regarding the above areas are of particular interest to the Forum. However, these suggested areas of research and writing are not meant to be limitated. Investigators may present papers documenting relevant activities, pilot studies, feasibility studies or developmental work. “Structured presentations,” by definition, must convey viewpoints supported by a framework of literature essential to the matter under discussion.