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Presence of the Public Sector in the American Economy

James W. Cortada

in The Digital Hand, Vol 3

Published in print November 2007 | ISBN: 9780195165869
Published online January 2008 | e-ISBN: 9780199868025 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165869.003.0001
 Presence of the Public Sector in the American Economy

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This chapter begins with a discussion of federal, state, and local presence and influence in the American economy. It then considers funding for K-12 and higher education in the second half of the 20th century. A comparison of federal, state, and local employees with the total US workforce is presented.

Keywords: economic data; educational funding; K-12; employees; workforce

Chapter.  5459 words. 

Subjects: Business History

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