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In brief... House Prices and School Quality: Evidence from State and Private Education in Paris

Gabrielle  Fack,  Julien  Grenet,  October 2011
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Keywords: School catchment areas; France; private education; public education; housing; house prices

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Abstract:

It is now widely understood that the quality of state schools in a neighbourhood has an impact on local house prices. Analysing data for Paris, Gabrielle Fack and Julien Grenet have looked deeper into this link by exploring how the presence of private schools influences parents' willingness to pay to live near good state schools.


CentrePiece 16 (2) Autumn2011 pages: 14-15

This article summarises 'When do Better Schools Raise Housing Prices? Evidence from Paris Public and Private Schools' by Gabrielle Fack and Julien Grenet, Centre for the Economics of Education Discussion Paper No. 119