Efficiency in higher education — Concepts and problems
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The problem of measuring efficiency in higher education is of increasing importance because of changes in socio-economic conditions and most notably rising enrolment rates. The article discusses problems of definition which occur in studying efficiency in higher education especially on a comparative basis. Illustrations are drawn from formulations of the problem in countries with different socio-economic and higher education systems.
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