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Suggested citation: National Research Council (2003). Statistical Issues in Allocating Funds by Formula. Panel on Formula Allocations. Thomas A. Louis, Thomas B. Jabine, and Marisa A. Gerstein, Editors. Committee on National Statistics, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.



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