ERIC Number: EJ448825
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: 0
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
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Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special Issue: Student Loans in Developing Countries.