Understanding the institutional challenges and impacts of higher education reforms in Indonesia

Harun Harun, Setiyani Wardhaningtyas, Habib Zaman Khan, Yi An, Rahma Masdar

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This paper contributes to the academic literature on policy-making at the global level by empirically showing the nature and institutional challenges of higher education reforms under NPM principles. The authors explain the key strategies adopted by Indonesia’s government and the problems it faced in reforming its higher education system. The overall result was negative. The Indonesian reforms will not bring about meaningful outcomes unless the existing institutions, and the environment in which they operate, are also reformed.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-9
Number of pages9
JournalPublic Money and Management
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 9 Jul 2019


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