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December 2016A Passage to America: University Funding and International Students
with John Bound, Gaurav Khanna, Sarah Turner: w22981
The pool of students in the global economy prepared for higher education and able to pay tuition at U.S. colleges and universities has expanded markedly in the last two decades, with a particularly notable increase among potential undergraduate students from China. Given the concentration of high quality colleges and universities in the U.S., there has been a substantial increase in the demand for enrollment among students from abroad. At the same time, substantial declines in state support, driven by contractions in state budgets, have occurred at public sector universities. For such universities, declines in state appropriations force a choice between increasing tuition levels, cutting expenditures, or enrolling a greater proportion of students paying full out-of-state tuition. In this p...
October 2012Recruitment of Foreigners in the Market for Computer Scientists in the United States
with John Bound, Joseph M. Golden, Gaurav Khanna
in US High-Skilled Immigration in the Global Economy, Sarah Turner and William Kerr, organizers
 
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