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Learning to Live With Loans? International Policy Transfer and the Funding of Higher Education

Chapman, Bruce; Greenaway, David


Over the last decade or so a number of OECD economies have migrated from providing higher education free at the point of consumption to levying user charges. However, rather than charges for tuition being paid up-front, contributions have taken the form of income-contingent loans. Graduates therefore contribute to the costs of their education, after they have graduated and when they are earning. The earliest example of this instrument was in Australia, with the introduction of the Higher...[Show more]

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Date published: 2006
Type: Journal article
Source: The World Economy
DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-9701.2006.00822.x


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