What did abolishing university fees in Ireland do?

Abstract: University tuition fees for undergraduates were abolished in Ireland in 1996. This paper examines the effect of this reform on the socio-economic gradient (SES) to determine whether the reform was successful in achieving its objective of promoting educational equality. It finds that the reform clearly did not have that effect …” (more)

[Kevin Denny, Geary Behavioural Economics Blog, 21 May]

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  1. The Third-Level Funding Debate Continues – Full, economic fees in some form must return « Irishscience Says:

    […] fees in some form must return May 24, 2010 Shane O'Mara Leave a comment Go to comments Via Ninth-Level Ireland, a paper from the Geary Institute at UCD entitled ‘What did abolishing university fees in […]

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