By Deane Neubauer, Yoshiro Tanaka (eds.)
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Long-term, low interest rate Equity & Access in Higher Education in Asia 21 loans help ease the financial burden among students of all social classes and also help to improve the quality of the private sector. These subsidies, however, have been decreasing since the 1980s and along with current demographic trends have been contributing to the financial difficulties of many private institutions. As is the case elsewhere, student loans play a large role in assisting students from lower SES groups in gaining access to HE.
In the early rounds of funding, while it can certainly be said that numerous awards were made to institutions outside the “usual crowd” of dominant universities, it was also the case that most of the awards did go to this group (not surprisingly). Of greater importance, perhaps, is that in the second round of funding (most of the initial grants were for five years), the largest proportion of funds went to renew programs successful in the first round. While such a result is expected, and indeed is quite rational from several assumptions, the process it produces Capacity in Asia-Pacific Higher Education 41 tends over time to mimic conventional bureaucratic ones that reward institutions in part because of their long associations with traditional bureaucratic actors.
This situation was ripe for some system of linear, ordinal comparison and that emerged in the 1990s with the Times Higher Education World University Rankings and the Shanghai Jiao Tong league tables of the top 500 universities. 1 Despite the widespread criticism of these measures as being excessively narrow and too readily equating a certain kind of research productivity with quality, such comparisons tend to have a life of their own and enter into many national policy discussions about which global institutions one should aspire to—evidence the framing and effect of China’s 211 and 985 projects.
Access, Equity, and Capacity in Asia-Pacific Higher Education by Deane Neubauer, Yoshiro Tanaka (eds.)