The Dynamics That Are Restructuring Higher Education in the US and France
AbstractOver the past half century higher education has become an ever more important part of developed economies as an every greater number of young people need to prepare for a more complex world. This paper compares the response to this challenge in France and the US. This is a particularly interesting contrast since the two systems are different markedly in how they are structured: the US system is very decentralized and French system is very centralized.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by University of Delaware, Department of Economics in its series Working Papers with number 12-09.
Date of creation: 2012
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higher education in France; higher education in the US; for-profit colleges;
Find related papers by JEL classification:
- I21 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Education - - - Analysis of Education
- I22 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Education - - - Educational Finance; Financial Aid
- I28 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Education - - - Government Policy
- H52 - Public Economics - - National Government Expenditures and Related Policies - - - Government Expenditures and Education
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- NEP-ALL-2012-05-22 (All new papers)
- NEP-EDU-2012-05-22 (Education)
- NEP-HIS-2012-05-22 (Business, Economic & Financial History)
- NEP-LAB-2012-05-22 (Labour Economics)
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