Bruce Chapman is a Co-Investigator on CGHE’s social and economic impact of higher education research programme.
Bruce is Professor of Economics in the Crawford School of Public Policy at the Australian National University. He designed the first national system of income contingent student loans for tuition, introduced in Australia in 1989 and followed by many countries, including the UK. He was President of the Economics Society of Australia in 2007-2013.
- Getting student financing right in the US: lessons from Australia and England
- Conceptual and empirical issues for alternative student loan designs: the significance of loan repayment burdens for the US
- Understanding the problems with mortgage-type student loans; the econometrics of repayment burden calculations
CGHE research projects
Select recent publications
- Income contingent loans as a general risk management instrument
Contemporary Issues in Microeconomics, 2016
- Measuring the value of externalities from higher education
Higher Education, November 2015
- Income contingent loans in higher education financing
IZA World of Labor, 2015