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Financing higher education and economic development in East Asia

Author: Shiro Armstrong; B J Chapman; ANU E Press.
Publisher: Acton, A.C.T. : ANU E Press, 2011.
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"This volume addresses important issues to do with access to higher education and different models of its financing in the East Asia region. It is enriched by diverse perspectives from vastly different starting points and by the historical and institutional settings in the region. The issues are set out in the context of the value of higher education in economic development and how it contributes to the capacities  Read more...
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Financing higher education and economic development in East Asia.
Acton, A.C.T. : ANU E Press, 2011
(OCoLC)703921718
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Shiro Armstrong; B J Chapman; ANU E Press.
ISBN: 9781921666636 1921666633
OCLC Number: 703926808
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 281 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Issues and Overview / Shiro Armstrong and Aaron Batten --
Part I. Education and Development: The role of higher education. Education and Development: The role of higher education / Lawrence Summers --
Financing Higher Education: Lessons from economic theory and operational experience / Nicholas Barr --
Finance, State Capacity, Privatisation and Transparency in South-East Asian Higher Education / Anthony R. Welch --
Part II. Experience in Developed Economies. The rationale for, and experience with, income-contingent loans / Bruce Chapman --
The Australian National University Higher Education Policies and Development: Approaches to funding higher education in Japan / Motohisa Kaneko --
Part III. Experience in East Asia. Student Loan Reform in China: Problems and challenges / Wei Jianguo and Wang Rong --
Recent Developments in Higher Education in Indonesia: Issues and challenges / Teguh Yudo Wicaksono and Deni Friawan --
Strategies for Financing Higher Education: The case of Thailand / Somkiat Tangkitvanich and Areeya Manasboonphempool --
Thailand's Student Loans Fund: An analysis of interest rate subsidies and repayment hardships / Piruna Polsiri, Rangsit Sarachitti and Thitima Sitthipongpanich --
Income-Contingent Student Loans for Thailand: Alternatives compared / Bruce Chapman and Kiatanantha Lounkaew. pt. I. Education and development : the role of higher education --
pt. II. Experience in developed economies --
pt. III. Experience in East Asia.
Responsibility: edited by Shiro Armstrong and Bruce Chapman.

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"This volume addresses important issues to do with access to higher education and different models of its financing in the East Asia region. It is enriched by diverse perspectives from vastly different starting points and by the historical and institutional settings in the region. The issues are set out in the context of the value of higher education in economic development and how it contributes to the capacities to adopt and adapt to new technologies and undertake institutional innovation."--Publisher's description.
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