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  • Spending on public higher education overlooks net benefits as investment in state’s future

    Photo of Walter W. McMahon, an emeritus professor of economics and of educational organization and leadership at the University of Illinois.

    Thinking of higher education funding as an investment that lowers costs – and not as mere consumption spending – could reframe the debate in Springfield, according to research from Walter W. McMahon, an emeritus professor of economics and of educational organization and leadership at the University of Illinois.

    Photo by L. Brian Stauffer

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  • Editor’s note: To contact Walter McMahon, email wmcmahon@illinois.edu.

    The paper “Financing Education for the Public Good: A New Strategy” is available online.