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ERIC Number: EJ448825
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
Pages: N/A
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0018-1560
Student Loans and Their Alternatives: Improving the Performance of Deferred Payment Programs.
Albrecht, Douglas; Ziderman, Adrian
Higher Education, v23 n4 p357-74 Jun 1992
This article reviews student loan programs around the world; notes the problem of financial inefficiency, particularly in developing nations; discusses strategies to improve loan program performance, such as program targeting and avoidance of hidden subsidies; and considers alternatives to student loans based on principles of deferred payment. (DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special Issue: Student Loans in Developing Countries.