Economic Shocks, Federalism and Redistribution

Exploring the Future of Europe Through a Comparison of the Evolution of Student Financial Aid in the United States and the European Union

Published in: Building The Knowledge Economy In Europe: New Constellations in European Research and Higher Education Governance / Meng-Hsuan Chou , Åse Gornitzka (eds.) (Cheltenham, United Kingdom May 2014), Chapter 9, p. 219-244

Posted on RAND.org on May 01, 2014

by Cecile Hoareau McGrath

This chapter explores the potential mechanisms through which the Europe of Knowledge extends the boundaries of European integration by concentrating on the evolution of a policy domain which is not commonly attributed to European competency, namely redistributive mechanisms in the higher education domain.

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