In the last few decades, policies and practices of financing higher education have experienced several shifts globally. Strengthening of market forces in higher education through privatization, and thereby, sharing the costs with the households and students is widely practiced worldwide. Countries in the Asia-Pacific region are no exception to this major policy shift that has led to several changes in the mechanism of funding higher education. This chapter provides a comprehensive overview of higher education financing in Asia-Pacific countries, taking into account the significant variations that exist between several countries. Backed by a significant amount of new and updated secondary data, it analyzes the current trends, policies, and practices in financing higher education in Asia-Pacific countries.
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Tilak, J.B.G., Choudhury, P.K. (2022). Policies and Practices of Financing Higher Education in Asia-Pacific Countries. In: Lee, W.O., Brown, P., Goodwin, A.L., Green, A. (eds) International Handbook on Education Development in Asia-Pacific. Springer, Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-16-2327-1_92-1
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