Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/148465
Authors: 
Ritzen, Jo
Year of Publication: 
2016
Citation: 
[Journal:] IZA World of Labor [ISSN:] 2054-9571 [Year:] 2016 [Issue:] 240
Abstract: 
University autonomy and funding is an important aspect in university-level education due to its impact on graduates’ competencies, and on the quality and quantity of research produced. Political factors influence the amount of autonomy allotted to public universities in specific countries. There is sufficient evidence to suggest that an increase in autonomy for universities would provide better educational outcomes and have a direct impact on labor market productivity. However, the debate on autonomy has been overshadowed by discussions on tuition fees and student aid in political circles.
Subjects: 
university autonomy
university funding
university education
university research
labor productivity
JEL: 
I22
I23
I28
Persistent Identifier of the first edition: 
Document Type: 
Article

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