Background Report on College Affordability in Maine

Background Report on College Affordability in Maine

The National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education gave Maine an “F” grade for affordability of higher education in both Measuring Up 2000 and Measuring Up 2002. In the 2000 report, Maine’s affordability score (54 on a 100-point scale) was 3rd worst in the nation (ahead of RI and NH). In the 2002 report, […]

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An Overview of the Demographic and Economic Conditions in Maine: A background for workforce and tax policy considerations

This report provides an overview of selected social and economic topics in Maine as the backdrop for companion studies that examine two important and inter-related issues: workforce development and tax policy. Without addressing these issues directly, this report focuses on demographic and economic trends in Maine. Specific emphasis is given to population changes in Maine, […]

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