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ERIC Number: ED501845
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Mar
Pages: 34
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 3
Economic Impact of International Education at Public Post-Secondary Institutions
Ministry of Advanced Education
In this report, Roslyn Kunin and Associates, Inc. has used both primary and secondary sources to collect information on the quantitative and qualitative impact of international students in public educational institutions on the British Columbia economy. This study finds that international students studying in British Columbia bring substantial economic impacts to the provincial economy. Their overall contribution amounts to $485 million in provincial GDP, 9,100 jobs, and $67 million in government revenue. Appended to this report are: (1) Questionnaire for Officials; (2) Questionnaire for International Students; (3) International Students Enrollment in Public Post-Secondary Institutes; and (4) Living Expense Estimates. (Contains 7 tables.) [This report was prepared for the Ministry of Advanced Education and Labour Market Development by Roslyn Kunin & Associates, Inc.]
Ministry of Advanced Education. P.O. Box 9059, Station Provincial Government, Victoria, BC, Canada. Web site:
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Research; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Ministry of Advanced Education and Labor Market Development
Identifiers - Location: Canada