Higher education reform: getting the incentives right

Erik Canton, Richard Venniker, Benjamin W.A. Jongbloed, Jos Koelman, Jos Koelman, Peter van der Meer, Peter van der Meer, Johan J. Vossensteyn

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This study is a joint effort by the Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis (CPB) and the Center for Higher Education Policy Studies. It analyses a number of `best practices¿ where the design of financial incentives working on the system level of higher education is concerned. In Chapter 1, an overview of some of the characteristics of the Dutch higher education sector is presented. Chapter 2 is a refresher on the economics of higher education. Chapter 3 is about the Australian Higher Education Contribution Scheme (HECS). Chapter 4 is about tuition fees and admission policies in US universities. Chapter 5 looks at the funding of Danish universities through the so-called taximeter-model, that links funding to student performance. Chapter 6 deals with research funding in the UK university system, where research assessments exercises underlie the funding decisions. In Chapter 7 we study the impact of university-industry ties on academic research by examining the US policies on increasing knowledge transfer between universities and the private sector. Finally, Chapter 8 presents food for thought for Dutch policymakers: what lessons can be learned from our international comparison?
Original languageUndefined
Place of PublicationDen Haag
PublisherSDU
Number of pages158
ISBN (Print)90 120 9268 x
Publication statusPublished - 2001

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Canton, E., Venniker, R., Jongbloed, B. W. A., Koelman, J., Koelman, J., van der Meer, P., ... Vossensteyn, J. J. (2001). Higher education reform: getting the incentives right. Den Haag: SDU.
Canton, Erik ; Venniker, Richard ; Jongbloed, Benjamin W.A. ; Koelman, Jos ; Koelman, Jos ; van der Meer, Peter ; van der Meer, Peter ; Vossensteyn, Johan J. / Higher education reform: getting the incentives right. Den Haag : SDU, 2001. 158 p.
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Higher education reform: getting the incentives right. / Canton, Erik; Venniker, Richard; Jongbloed, Benjamin W.A.; Koelman, Jos; Koelman, Jos; van der Meer, Peter; van der Meer, Peter; Vossensteyn, Johan J.

Den Haag : SDU, 2001. 158 p.

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Canton E, Venniker R, Jongbloed BWA, Koelman J, Koelman J, van der Meer P et al. Higher education reform: getting the incentives right. Den Haag: SDU, 2001. 158 p.