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Recep Öztürk
Salih Murat Akkın
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Burak Önal
Harun Serpil
Yiğit Yurder
2020 Volume 10
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Volume 8, Issue 2, August 2018,
Page(s): 207-233
Literature Review
Received: March 21, 2017; Accepted: October 21, 2017; Published online: April 26, 2018
doi:10.2399/yod.18.002; Copyright © 2018, Deomed
The expansion of higher education in Turkey (1980-2016): Some economic implications*
Hüseyin Ergen (E-mail), Vedat Çakıoğlu
Department of Educational Sciences, Faculty of Education, Mersin University, Mersin, Turkey
*A previous short version of this study was presented at 3rd International Congress of Educational Studies which was held in Muğla Sıtkı Koçman University between May 31 and June 3, 2016, and its abstract was published in the abstract book of the congress.
Higher education has been expanding in Turkey and throughout the world. This expansion has not been slowed down despite local and global economic crises. In Turkey, the numbers of higher education institutions and those who participating in higher education have increased despite 2001 and 2008 crises. In this study, statistical evolution of Turkish higher education during 1980-2016 period and its implications were analyzed with an economic viewpoint. Within this scope; higher education choices, numbers of registered students and teaching staff, higher education expenditures, and transition of graduates from school to labor market during the period are analyzed.
Keywords: Economic crisis, economic implications, expansion of higher education, statistical evolution of higher education
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