Policy Insights | Financing In Sync


In this Policy Insights, author Dennis Jones presents some of the key concepts from his larger paper “Finance in Sync: Aligning Fiscal Policy with State Objectives,” in WICHE’s report Policies in Sync: Appropriations, Tuition, and Financial Aid for Higher Education. Jones notes that while financing policy is potentially the most powerful policy tool states can utilize to influence how institutions, students, and employers behave in ways consistent with broader public purposes, it is often not wielded effectively. After identifying the elements of financing policy and major issues that relate to those elements, he looks at decision points for state policymakers and suggests some approaches to enhance the decision-making process and its results.


  • Year Published : 2003
  • Month Published : October
  • Media Type : pdf
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