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Econometric analysis of phenomenon of higher education expansion


  • Maksimov, Andrey

    (National Research University Higher School of Economics, Nizhnii Novgorod, Russia)

  • Telezhkina, Marina

    (National Research University Higher School of Economics, Nizhnii Novgorod, Russia)


Analysis of factors, characterizing globalization, on transformation of higher education system, called as the «fundamental shift» by Kwiek (2001), is conducted with the use of data for 195 countries for the period 1988–2016. Models of dynamics of share of youth, getting higher education, before and after positive demand shock in higher education are considered. Globalization of markets and technologies development intensify competition stimulating growth of demand on highly-qualified workforce and increase of selectivity of universities in order to provide high quality higher education

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  • Maksimov, Andrey & Telezhkina, Marina, 2019. "Econometric analysis of phenomenon of higher education expansion," Applied Econometrics, Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (RANEPA), vol. 55, pages 91-112.
  • Handle: RePEc:ris:apltrx:0377

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    1. Marina S. Telezhkina & Andrey G. Maksimov, 2020. "Does Technological Development Explain Higher Education Expansion?," HSE Working papers WP BRP 59/EDU/2020, National Research University Higher School of Economics.

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    higher education massification; higher education expansion; structural change; panel data;
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    JEL classification:

    • C23 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Single Equation Models; Single Variables - - - Models with Panel Data; Spatio-temporal Models
    • I21 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Education - - - Analysis of Education
    • I23 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Education - - - Higher Education; Research Institutions
    • P46 - Political Economy and Comparative Economic Systems - - Other Economic Systems - - - Consumer Economics; Health; Education and Training; Welfare, Income, Wealth, and Poverty


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