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Feasibility study on student lending

LSE Enterprise Public Policy and Management Institute (2011) Feasibility study on student lending. EAC-2009-5253-000-001 (EAC/47/2009). London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

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Higher education has a positive economic impact at individual, country and EU levels, with technological advances continuing to drive the demand for skills. However, constraints on public spending across the EU mean that higher education can no longer be financed entirely by taxpayers. Professor Nicholas Barr of the European Institute led a study for the EC Directorate General for Education and Culture, assessing the feasibility of an EU-wide student loan facility. The researchers provided a recommendation for an efficient and accessible student loan system to support the core objectives of access and quality.

Item Type: Monograph (Report)
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Additional Information: © 2011 The Authors
Divisions: Economics
European Institute
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
JEL classification: I - Health, Education, and Welfare > I2 - Education
Date Deposited: 28 Mar 2012 10:23
Last Modified: 05 Oct 2021 23:15
Funders: European Commission Directorate-General for Education and Culture

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