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

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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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