Over the last decade lower birth rates and population migration have caused declining school enrollments not only in Iowa, but in many parts of the country. - For this reason^ many state and local leaders^ school officials and students of school finance have studied these trends. Such studies have focused on effects of declining, enrollment on school management and expenditures and economies of size in school organization. Studies of each type.are reviewed in turn.
This paper is published in Edelman, Mark A., and James J. Knudsen. A Review of Research: Economies of Size and Impacts of Declining Enrollment on School Costs. Iowa State University, 1988.
Edelman, Dr. Mark A. and Knudsen, James J., "A Review of Research: Economies of Size and Impacts of Declining Enrollment on School Costs" (1988). Economic Staff Paper Series. 183.