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ERIC Number: EJ1115835
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Pages: 19
Abstractor: As Provided
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0964-5292
Student and Graduate Migration and Its Effect on the Financing of Higher Education
Haussen, Tina; Uebelmesser, Silke
Education Economics, v24 n6 p573-591 2016
In higher education systems that are partly tax funded, a country might not be willing to subsidize the education of international students who might leave after graduation. This paper analyzes how student migration affects governmental decisions regarding the private funding share of higher education for 22 OECD countries for the period of 2000-2011. Based on fixed effects estimations, we find a significant positive correlation. This result is robust to changes in the specification, including estimations for country groups and for an expanded lag structure. The use of an instrumental variable approach supports a causal interpretation.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Australia; Austria; Belgium; Czech Republic; Denmark; Finland; France; Germany; Iceland; Ireland; Italy; Japan; Netherlands; New Zealand; Norway; Poland; Portugal; Slovakia; Spain; Sweden; United States