Rent-Seeking and Ex Post Acceptance of Reforms in Higher Education
Resistance to reduced government intervention in the management of higher education institutions is commonly observed in Continental Europe. We offer a theoretical argument to describe how rent seeking through ex-ante fierce resistance to reform in tertiary education is compatible with a widespread ex-post adoption of reforms which liberate universities from suffocating state control.
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Volume (Year): 10 (2007)
Issue (Month): 3 ()
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