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Economic analysis of transnational education

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  • Donald Lien
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    This paper considers the effects of a branch campus on the individual college education decision and the economic welfare of a developing country. There are a single domestic college and a single branch campus established by a foreign university. A graduate from the branch campus has an opportunity to emigrate and work abroad, earning a higher income, whereas a graduate from the domestic university is not allowed to work abroad. We derive the optimal quality of the branch campus for a profit-seeking operator and a benevolent government, respectively. Economic welfare consideration suggests that a low-quality branch campus is most probably beneficial whereas a high-quality branch campus may cause severe brain drain problems and be harmful to a developing country.

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

    Volume (Year): 16 (2008)
    Issue (Month): 2 ()
    Pages: 149-166

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    Handle: RePEc:taf:edecon:v:16:y:2008:i:2:p:149-166

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    Keywords: college education; branch campus; brain drain;

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    1. Joanna Poyago-Theotoky & Alessandro Tampieri, 2014. "University Competition and Transnational Education: The Choice of Branch Campus," CREA Discussion Paper Series 14-11, Center for Research in Economic Analysis, University of Luxembourg.

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