Financing Higher Education: A Comparative Assessment of Six Arab Countries - Economic Research Forum (ERF)

Financing Higher Education: A Comparative Assessment of Six Arab Countries

Topic: I2. Education and Research Institutions


Status:
completed Project


This project assessed the adequacy, efficiency and equity of the level of spending on higher education in six Arab countries: Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Syria and Tunisia. It also attempted to identify the factors that are likely to complicate the financing problem in the future, reviewed governments’ reform efforts and made recommendations to relax the financing constraints without compromising on equity. The country case studies were analyzed comparatively and the final outcome of all papers published in the ERF Policy Research Report series. In line with ERF’s policy of selectively expanding its publication repertoire in Arabic, the volume will be published in Arabic in the spring of 2011.

Research Fellows

Ahmed Galal

MENA Health Policy Forum


Senior Associates

Taher Kanaan

Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies


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