9780415287784

Government Managing Risk: Income Contingent Loans for Social and Economic Progress

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  • ISBN13:

    9780415287784

  • ISBN10:

    0415287782

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2006-08-18
  • Publisher: Routledge
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Summary

Higher education rates are increasing throughout the Western world, yet at the same time, government budgets face increasing constraints. This has ensured that the importance of student support is recognized in many countries.This impressive new book by Bruce Chapman analyzes income contingent loans (particularly their use in supporting students). With the author's experience in the design and implementation of the Australian student financial support schemes, this is a knowledgeable, informative and enlightening book that will be useful to researchers, students and policy-makers alike.

Author Biography

Bruce Chapman is Professor of Economics at the Australian National University.

Table of Contents

List of figures xi
List of tables xiii
List of contributors xiv
Preface xv
List of abbreviations xix
Introduction 1(4)
PART I Income contingent loans for higher education 5(112)
1 Summary of Part I
7(4)
2 Paying for higher education
11(16)
3 The case for income contingent loans for higher education financing
27(27)
4 A detailed case study of a risk-sharing income contingent loan: Australia, 1989 to 2004
54(38)
5 Income contingent loans for higher education: the international experience
92(25)
PART II Income contingent loans for public policy: five case studies 117(100)
6 Summary of Part II
119(3)
7 Turning grants into loans: income contingent loans for drought relief
122(18)
LINDA COURTENAY BOTTERILL AND BRUCE CHAPMAN
8 Criminal reparations: using the tax system to collect fines
140(16)
BRUCE CHAPMAN, ARIE FREIBERG, JOHN QUIGGIN AND DAVID TAIT
9 Criminal reparations: using financial incentives and income contingent fines for white-collar crimes
156(18)
BRUCE CHAPMAN AND RICHARD DENNISS
10 Social and community investments: profit contingent loans for economically disadvantaged regions
174(22)
BRUCE CHAPMAN AND RIC SIMES
11 Income contingent loans for low-income households
196(21)
JOSHUA S. GANS AND STEPHEN P. KING
PART III Income contingent loans for public policy: reform issues and additional potential areas 217(12)
12 Summary of Part III
219(2)
13 Similarities and differences between the income contingent loan case studies
221(8)
Epilogue 229(6)
References 235(17)
Index 252

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