Massification of Higher Education in Asia

Consequences, Policy Responses and Changing Governance

  • Alfred M. Wu
  • John N. Hawkins

About this book


This book addresses important questions and puzzles regarding the massification of higher education in Asia. It equips readers to critically evaluate and understand the consequences and challenges that massification entails, while also prompting policymakers and higher education administrators to tackle emerging issues related to the massification of higher education. Readers will gain a deeper, nuanced understanding of this trend, including its impacts and governance issues.


Education reform Human capital Labor market Massification of Higher Education University graduates higher education in Asia

Editors and affiliations

  • Alfred M. Wu
    • 1
  • John N. Hawkins
    • 2
  1. 1.Lee Kuan Yew School of Public PolicyNational University of SingaporeSingapore
  2. 2.East–West CenterHonoluluUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Singapore
  • eBook Packages Education Education (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-981-13-0246-6
  • Online ISBN 978-981-13-0248-0
  • Series Print ISSN 2365-6352
  • Series Online ISSN 2365-6360
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