This research brief reviews the statement in support of the Nobel Prize for Economics for 2021 by the Prize Committee. The statement highlights the extensive empirical evidence that increased expenditure on education can improve test scores and future earnings, especially for disadvantaged students.
This working paper is a comprehensive review of the original Gonski Inquiry and its report on school funding in Australia. It analyses the strengths and weaknesses of the funding model recommended by the report.
This paper provide a comprehensive review of how the Morrison Government completed the demolition of the Gonski school funding model begun by the Abbott Government and continued by the Turnbull Government.
This paper provides new estimates of the over-funding of private schools provided by the Morrison Government. They are based on data published last year by Senate Estimates. The paper also provides new estimates of the under-funding of public schools.