Vincent Carpentier is a Co-Investigator on CGHE’s global higher engagement research programme and CGHE’s social and economic impact of higher education research programme.
Vincent is a Reader at the UCL Institute of Education. His research focuses on the global and national political economy of higher education and the socio-economic history of higher education. He was an expert witness to the 2014 Committee on national higher education strategy set up by the French Ministry of Education.
- Expansion and differentiation in higher education: the historical trajectories of the UK, the USA and France
CGHE research projects
- Internationalisation of HE as a public good: a comparative study in four national systems
- Higher education participation and macro-economic fluctuations: an historical and comparative study
Select recent publications
- Subsidy, Tuition Fees and the Challenge of Financing Higher Education in South Africa, In: P. Ashwin & J. Case (eds) Pathways to the Public Good: Access, Experiences and Outcomes of South African Undergraduate education, African Minds (with G. Ouma), 27-43, 2018
- International Perspectives on Equality of Higher Education Opportunities: Models and Strategies for Accessibility and Availability, In: P. Ashwin & J. Case (eds) Pathways to the Public Good: Access, Experiences and Outcomes of South African Undergraduate education, African Minds (with Y. Lebeau and J. Välimaa), 95-111, 2018
- Postface: Logiques d’expansion de l’enseignement supérieur, modèles de financement et professionnalisation: une approche historique
Formation Emploi, 138, 185-202, 2017
- State education, crisis and austerity: an historical analysis through the lens of the Kondratiev cycles
Education and the state: international perspectives on a changing relationship, 2015