These technical notes accompany Policymaker’s Guide to Pay It Forward, and cover the following topics:
- Financial modeling and the Pay It Forward Interactive Calculator;
- Contribution rates and lengths for research universities, regional universities, and community/technical colleges; and
- A comparison of Pay It Forward to loan financing.
A compendium of sources and notes is also included.
Pay It Forward financial modeling was developed as a joint venture between John Gibson and staff at the Economic Opportunity Institute. This brief includes a detailed description of the Interactive Calculator used to create financial forecasts for Pay It Forward modeling. A copy of the Pay It Forward Interactive Calculator (Microsoft Excel workbook) is available upon request.