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Emerging Trends and Old Habits in Higher Education Management: Focus on the Public vs. Private Funding Debate

DOI: 10.4236/ce.2012.326152, PP. 1006-1015

Keywords: Higher Education Institutions, Funding Sources, Accountability Mechanisms

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This work takes into consideration the wide reform process that is impacting on Universities all over the world, especially focusing on the public versus private funding debate for Higher Education Institutions. In this regard, the paper provides some considerations on possible funding sources, discusses data related to the relevance of public funding and presents the features of the main models of public funding across many countries, particularly focusing on Europe.

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