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Funding Formulae where Costs Legitimately Differ: The Case of Higher Education in England

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  • Geraint Johnes

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The institutional framework for the funding of higher education in the United Kingdom is discussed. In England, much of the financial support for teaching and learning, especially of 'home and European Union' undergraduates, is channelled through the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE). The HEFCE operates a formula funding mechanism, although in the wake of recent policy reforms—which include the introduction of differential tuition fees—this is likely to change. Some simple economic models of funding mechanisms that may be suitable for application in this context are constructed and evaluated. Implications for the design of future policies are discussed.

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Article provided by Taylor & Francis Journals in its journal Education Economics.

Volume (Year): 15 (2007)
Issue (Month): 4 ()
Pages: 385-404

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Handle: RePEc:taf:edecon:v:15:y:2007:i:4:p:385-404

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Keywords: Funding; education;

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  1. Johnes, Geraint, 1997. "Costs and Industrial Structure in Contemporary British Higher Education," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. 107(442), pages 727-37, May.
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  1. Beath, John & Poyago-Theotoky, Joanna & Ulph, David, 2011. "University funding systems: impact on research and teaching," Economics Discussion Papers 2011-1, Kiel Institute for the World Economy.

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