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A Comparative Study of Some Features of Higher Education in Romania, Bulgaria and Hungary

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  • Andrei, Tudorel

    () (The Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies)

  • Lefter, Viorel

    () (The Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies)

  • Oancea, Bogdan

    () (Nicolae Titulescu University, Bucharest)

  • Stancu, Stelian

    () (The Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies)

Abstract

The transition from the centralized economy to the market economy has determined important changes in higher education in the countries of the former socialist bloc. In a relatively short period an impressive growth in the number of students has been recorded without taking into account the evolution of the number of pupils in high school and demographic phenomena, such as increased migration, reduced birth rate, and so on. In a medium and long time horizon the current increases in the number of students cannot be sustained. For the analysis of the data series we used a number of econometric techniques.

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  • Andrei, Tudorel & Lefter, Viorel & Oancea, Bogdan & Stancu, Stelian, 2010. "A Comparative Study of Some Features of Higher Education in Romania, Bulgaria and Hungary," Journal for Economic Forecasting, Institute for Economic Forecasting, vol. 0(2), pages 280-294, July.
  • Handle: RePEc:rjr:romjef:v::y:2010:i:2:p:280-294
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    1. Raluca Mariana Dragoescu, 2013. "An overview of higher education at the European level," Computational Methods in Social Sciences (CMSS), "Nicolae Titulescu" University of Bucharest, Faculty of Economic Sciences, vol. 1(2), pages 21-29, December.
    2. Elena-Doina Dascalu & Andreea Mirica & Ioan Mincu-Radulescu, 2016. "Pursuing Higher Education: Privileged or Free Access in Romania?," Romanian Statistical Review, Romanian Statistical Review, vol. 64(3), pages 3-18, September.
    3. repec:aio:aucsse:v:1:y:2017:i:45:p:82-94 is not listed on IDEAS
    4. Andreea Ardelean, 2015. "Statistical insights from Romanian data on higher education," Romanian Statistical Review, Romanian Statistical Review, vol. 63(3), pages 3-13, September.
    5. Muscalu Emanoil, 2015. "The Influences Of Romanian Educational System Transformations On Human Resources Management In Schools," Annals - Economy Series, Constantin Brancusi University, Faculty of Economics, vol. 5, pages 24-27, October.
    6. Raluca Mariana DRAGOESCU, 2013. "Changes In Romanian Higher Education After 1990," Romanian Statistical Review, Romanian Statistical Review, vol. 61(3), pages 28-36, April.
    7. Stefan Cristian Ciucu & Raluca Dragoescu, 2014. "The Influence of Education on Economic Growth," Global Economic Observer, "Nicolae Titulescu" University of Bucharest, Faculty of Economic Sciences;Institute for World Economy of the Romanian Academy, vol. 2(1), pages 243-257, May.

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    Keywords

    regression models; cointegration; higher education statistics; education expenditures; ADF; unit roots;

    JEL classification:

    • I21 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Education - - - Analysis of Education
    • C01 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - General - - - Econometrics
    • C51 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric Modeling - - - Model Construction and Estimation

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