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Funding Higher Education in Malaysia

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  • Kee Kuan Foong

    (Malaysian Insitute of Economic Research)

Abstract

As the higher education system contributes significantly towards sustaining long-term economic growth in Malaysia, adequate funding should be directed to this subsector. Moreover, policies need to be impartial and stringent scholarship selection mechanism be used. Ongoing reforms to enhance the quality of tertiary education may also be important.

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  • Kee Kuan Foong, 2008. "Funding Higher Education in Malaysia," EABER Working Papers 21948, East Asian Bureau of Economic Research.
  • Handle: RePEc:eab:wpaper:21948
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    Keywords

    Funding; higher education; Malaysia;

    JEL classification:

    • I21 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Education - - - Analysis of Education
    • I22 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Education - - - Educational Finance; Financial Aid
    • I23 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Education - - - Higher Education; Research Institutions

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