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Financing Vietnamese Higher Education: From a Wholly Government-Subsidized to a Cost-Sharing Mechanism

  • Hiep-Hung Pham
  • Huyen-Minh Vu
Chapter
Part of the Education in the Asia-Pacific Region: Issues, Concerns and Prospects book series (EDAP, volume 50)

Abstract

Over the last three decades, Vietnam’s higher education has transited radically from an elite to a mass system. Under this circumstance, the financing system in higher education has shifted significantly, from a wholly government subsidy system to a cost-sharing mechanism. This chapter traces such an evolvement of financing polices and proposes implications for policy-makers in Vietnam.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hiep-Hung Pham
    • 1
  • Huyen-Minh Vu
    • 2
  1. 1.Center for Research and Practice on EducationPhu Xuan UniversityHueVietnam
  2. 2.Faculty of Linguistics and Cultures of English Speaking CountriesVNU Hanoi University of Foreign Languages and International StudiesHanoiVietnam

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