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Article: International student mobility in Hong Kong: private good, public good, or trade in services?

TitleInternational student mobility in Hong Kong: private good, public good, or trade in services?
Authors
KeywordsInternational student mobility
Internationalization
Private good
Public good
Trades in services
Issue Date2013
PublisherRoutledge. The Journal's web site is located at http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/titles/03075079.asp
Citation
Studies in Higher Education, 2013, v. 38 n. 7, p. 1079-1101 How to Cite?
AbstractInternational student mobility has emerged as a key source of societal and educational transformations in the booming economies of East Asia. International competencies are increasingly valued by employees and employers alike. Given the uneven distribution of international student flows, and the inequitable levels of benefit that they bring to various locales and institutions, some jurisdictions are seeking the optimal policy instruments for leveraging public and private interests in the mobility of human resources and knowledge. This case study of Hong Kong looks at the outbound–inbound student flows and explains how the government facilitates cross-border education balances. The researchers utilized the four modes of the General Agreement on Trades in Services framework, and found it to be a helpful tool in analyzing the government's balancing act, despite the challenges associated with the conceptualization of international student mobility as a commodity or trade in services.
Persistent Identifierhttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/159973
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2017 Impact Factor: 2.321
2015 SCImago Journal Rankings: 1.160
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dc.contributor.authorOleksiyenko, A-
dc.contributor.authorCheng, KM-
dc.contributor.authorYip, HK-
dc.date.accessioned2012-08-16T06:00:10Z-
dc.date.available2012-08-16T06:00:10Z-
dc.date.issued2013-
dc.identifier.citationStudies in Higher Education, 2013, v. 38 n. 7, p. 1079-1101-
dc.identifier.issn0307-5079-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/159973-
dc.description.abstractInternational student mobility has emerged as a key source of societal and educational transformations in the booming economies of East Asia. International competencies are increasingly valued by employees and employers alike. Given the uneven distribution of international student flows, and the inequitable levels of benefit that they bring to various locales and institutions, some jurisdictions are seeking the optimal policy instruments for leveraging public and private interests in the mobility of human resources and knowledge. This case study of Hong Kong looks at the outbound–inbound student flows and explains how the government facilitates cross-border education balances. The researchers utilized the four modes of the General Agreement on Trades in Services framework, and found it to be a helpful tool in analyzing the government's balancing act, despite the challenges associated with the conceptualization of international student mobility as a commodity or trade in services.-
dc.languageeng-
dc.publisherRoutledge. The Journal's web site is located at http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/titles/03075079.asp-
dc.relation.ispartofStudies in Higher Education-
dc.rightsPreprint: This is an Author's Original Manuscript of an article published by Taylor & Francis Group in [JOURNAL TITLE] on [date of publication], available online: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/[Article DOI]. Postprint: This is an Accepted Manuscript of an article published by Taylor & Francis Group in [JOURNAL TITLE] on [date of publication], available online at: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/[Article DOI].-
dc.subjectInternational student mobility-
dc.subjectInternationalization-
dc.subjectPrivate good-
dc.subjectPublic good-
dc.subjectTrades in services-
dc.titleInternational student mobility in Hong Kong: private good, public good, or trade in services?-
dc.typeArticle-
dc.identifier.emailOleksiyenko, A: paoleks@hku.hk-
dc.identifier.emailCheng, KM: kmcheng@hku.hk-
dc.identifier.authorityOleksiyenko, A=rp00945-
dc.identifier.authorityCheng, KM=rp00065-
dc.description.naturelink_to_subscribed_fulltext-
dc.identifier.doi10.1080/03075079.2011.630726-
dc.identifier.hkuros203197-
dc.identifier.volume38-
dc.identifier.issue7-
dc.identifier.spage1079-
dc.identifier.epage1101-
dc.identifier.eissn1470-174X-
dc.identifier.isiWOS:000323144700008-
dc.publisher.placeUnited Kingdom-

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