Targeted education vouchers for higher education and academic performance: evidence from Indonesia

ACDE Trade & Development Seminars

Speaker

Sarah (Xue) Dong, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU

Venue

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Date

Tuesday, 11 June, 2019 - 14:00 to 15:30

The enrolment rate in higher education is relatively low in Indonesia compared with neighbouring countries. In 2010 the government introduced a targeted education voucher program, Bidikmisi, to increase access to higher education and improve academic performance. The program covers tuition costs and living allowance fully for students coming from disadvantaged socioeconomic backgrounds. This paper investigates the impact of the program on student academic performance in university.

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