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Higher Education Firms Behavior Under Non-Profit Constraint


  • Daniel Toro Gonzalez



The present exercise is oriented to analyze the interaction and equilibrium in the higher education market and firms behavior under non-profit constraint for public and private institutions. The model suggest three different equilibrium in which differences in size and quality are explained based on institutions non-pecuniary valuations of each of these attributes.

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  • Daniel Toro Gonzalez, 2010. "Higher Education Firms Behavior Under Non-Profit Constraint," DOCUMENTOS DE TRABAJO 007533, UNIVERSIDAD TECNOLÓGICA DE BOLÍVAR.
  • Handle: RePEc:col:000162:007533

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    Higher Education; market structure; non-profit firms;

    JEL classification:

    • D21 - Microeconomics - - Production and Organizations - - - Firm Behavior: Theory
    • I23 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Education - - - Higher Education; Research Institutions

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