Market Distortion and the Tuition Pricing Mechanism of Higher Education in China

Wei Huang, Haiquan Wu


Higher education in the market economy is inevitable affected by the higher education market. The tuition of higher education in china had become the personal price performance of higher education in certain degrees and exerts some certain functions of price mechanism. Because the higher education market distortion that tuition pricing cannot completely become market behaviour.Tuition pricing had been affected by some factors such as the externality of higher education, the monopoly of higher education resources, the demand of higher education had lack elasticity, the information among the market main part are asymmetric and the price regulation of government. Therefore it is a practical choose for the tuition pricing at present stage that government should effectively intervene the higher education market and supervise the tuition of higher education.

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