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Author Canning, Mary, 1944-

Title Higher education financing in the new EU member states : leveling the playing field / Mary Canning, Martin Godfrey, Dorota Holzer-Zelazewska
Published Washington, D.C. : World Bank, [2007]
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 32 pages) : illustrations
Series World Bank working paper ; no. 112
World Bank working paper ; no. 112
Contents Acknowledgments; Executive Summary; 1. Introduction; 2. Higher Education Systems in a Comparative Perspective Scale and Impact of Higher Education; List of Figures; List of Tables; 3. Directions for Further Reform; 4. Conclusions; References
Summary This paper summarizes the experiences to date of the new EU countries (the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Slovakia, and Slovenia--the EU8) in the reform of higher education systems in a period of growing demand; changing patterns of access; rapid expansion and increased participation rates; and an apparent dilution of average quality. The study discusses the growing experience with a variety of financing mechanisms in EU8 countries, drawing on detailed country case studies, and seeks to develop some useful lessons from experience, mindful that each country will con
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 31-32)
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Subject Education, Higher -- Economic aspects -- European Union countries.
Universities and colleges -- European Union countries -- Finance.
Form Electronic book
Author Godfrey, Martin.
Holzer-Zelazewska, Dorota.
LC no. 2007280913
ISBN 0821371509 (electronic bk.)
9780821371503 (electronic bk.)
(paperback; alk. paper)
(paperback; alk. paper)