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Measuring the value of externalities from higher education

Chapman, Bruce; Lounkaew, Kiatanantha


This paper takes an innovative approach. We have used the idea of converting international evidence of the size of higher education externalities as a proportion of GDP into Australian-specific dollar equivalents and added these estimates to estimates of lifetime fiscal returns to graduates. This allows us to estimate the expected spillovers over a graduate’s lifetime, an opportunity that has so far not been taken elsewhere. We conclude that an additional year of higher education in an...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015-02-17
Type: Journal article
Source: Higher Education
DOI: 10.1007/s10734-015-9866-x


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