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Relations between funding, equity, and efficiency of higher education

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  • Milena Bevc
  • Sonja Ursic

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Funding, equity, and efficiency of higher education are three dimensions of higher education that have been of increasing interest to scholars and policy-makers during the past two decades in Europe and elsewhere. Analysing these phenomena and the relations between them is the main topic of this paper, considering the funding system as the basic issue. The paper presents each of three phenomena using a joint approach (definition of the phenomenon, its measurement, prevailing global world trends) and endeavours to explore the possibilities of measuring their mutual relationships.

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  • Milena Bevc & Sonja Ursic, 2008. "Relations between funding, equity, and efficiency of higher education," Education Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 16(3), pages 229-244.
  • Handle: RePEc:taf:edecon:v:16:y:2008:i:3:p:229-244
    DOI: 10.1080/09645290802338037
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    1. Aleksander Aristovnik & Alka Obadic, 2011. "The Funding And Efficiency Of Higher Education In Croatia And Slovenia: A Non-Parametric Comparison With Eu And Oecd Countries," William Davidson Institute Working Papers Series wp1007, William Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan.
    2. Alka Obadić & Aleksander Aristovnik, 2011. "Relative efficiency of higher education in Croatia and Slovenia: an international comparison," The AMFITEATRU ECONOMIC journal, Academy of Economic Studies - Bucharest, Romania, vol. 13(30), pages 362-376, June.

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    higher education; funding; equity; efficiency;

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