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Introduction

  • D. Bruce Johnstone
  • Pedro Teixeira
  • Maria João Rosa
  • Hans Vossensteyn
Part of the Higher Education Dynamics book series (HEDY, volume 14)

Higher education throughout the world has become increasingly important in the decades closing the 20th and beginning the 21st centuries. This is nowhere more true than in the so-called mature economies of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) in which higher education has been a vital component of democratic civil societies, an engine of economic growth and a principal vehicle for the advancement of economic mobility and social justice.

Keywords

High Education Human Capital High Education System Student Loan High Education Policy 
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© Springer 2008

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. Bruce Johnstone
  • Pedro Teixeira
  • Maria João Rosa
  • Hans Vossensteyn

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