Challenges in the Funding Model of State Universities of Sao Paulo
International Journal of Economics, Finance and Management Sciences
Volume 3, Issue 3, June 2015, Pages: 148-155
Received: Feb. 4, 2015; Accepted: Apr. 3, 2015; Published: Apr. 14, 2015
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Helio Nogueira da Cruz, Department of Economy, School of Economics, Business and Accounting, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Carlos Antonio Luque, Department of Economy, School of Economics, Business and Accounting, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Alberto Teixeira Protti, Institute of Economics, State University of Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil
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Abstract
This article presents an evaluation of the funding model of state universities in the State of Sao Paulo in a context of growing demand for high quality higher education, the improvement of the position of these universities in international rankings and the growth pressures on the budget of the educational sector of the State of Sao Paulo. Since 1989, the State Universities in the State of Sao Paulo have their revenues linked to the collection of the Tax on the Circulation of Goods and Services – ICMS (acronym in Portuguese). However, the universities have a major weakness in their revenues links, as these are established each year by the Budget Guidelines Law of the State.
Keywords
Higher Education Funding, State Universities Efficiency, Public Higher Education
To cite this article
Helio Nogueira da Cruz, Carlos Antonio Luque, Alberto Teixeira Protti, Challenges in the Funding Model of State Universities of Sao Paulo, International Journal of Economics, Finance and Management Sciences. Vol. 3, No. 3, 2015, pp. 148-155. doi: 10.11648/j.ijefm.20150303.11
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