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Globalization And The Public Provision Of Higher Education: Empirical Evidence From Selected Countries, Claudette Nyang'oro Mar 2013

Globalization And The Public Provision Of Higher Education: Empirical Evidence From Selected Countries, Claudette Nyang'oro

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This research study was designed to examine the relationship between globalization as measured by the KOF index, its related forces (economic, political, cultural and technological) and the public provision of higher education. This study is important since globalization is increasingly being associated with changes in critical aspects of higher education. The public provision of education was measured by government expenditure and educational outcomes; that is participation, gender equity and attainment. The study utilized a non-experimental quantitative research design. Data collected from secondary sources for 139 selected countries was analyzed. The countries were geographically distributed and included both developed and developing ...