The authors and publishers wish to thank the following for permission to reproduce previously published material in this book:
The cartoon on the cover was originally published in 'Baker's Time Bomb Defused', Times Higher Education Supplement, 19 May 1995. Reprinted with the kind permission of David Parkins.
Excerpts from Barr, Nicholas, The Economics of the Welfare State, first edition. Copyright © 1987, 1993, 1998, 2004 Nicholas Barr. Used with the permission of Stanford University Press, www.sup.org.
'Eight Votes for a Voucher System', Nicholas Barr, 13 September 1988, the Guardian, © Guardian.
'Student Loans Made Easy', Nicholas Barr, first published in The Times, 28 July 1988, p. 29.
Nicholas Barr, 'The White Paper on Student Loans', Journal of Social Policy, Vol. 18, No. 3, pp. 409-17, 1989, © Cambridge University Press, reprinted with permission.
'Baker's Proposal: A Better Class of Drain', Nicholas Barr, first published in the Independent, 22 June 1989.
Nicholas Barr (1991), 'Income Contingent Loans: An Idea Whose Time has Come' in G.K. Shaw (ed.), Economics, Culture and Education, Chapter 13, Aldershot, UK and Brookfield, USA: Edward Elgar, pp. 155-70.
Nicholas Barr, 'Alternative Funding Resources for Higher Education', Economic Journal, Vol. 103, No. 418 (May), © Blackwell Publishing Ltd.
'Baker's Time Bomb Defused', Iain Crawford and Nicholas Barr, first published in The Times Higher Education Supplement, 1176, 19 May 1995 pp. 14-15.
'A Loan Source of University Income', Iain Crawford and Nicholas Barr, first published in The Times Higher Education Supplement, 1259, 20 December 1996, p. 11.
'Education Funding, Equity and the Life Cycle' in The Dynamic of Welfare: The Welfare State and the Life Cycle, Falkingham and Hills, © Pearson Education Limited.
'Opportunity Lost', Nicholas Barr and Iain Crawford, 2 September 1997, the Guardian, © Guardian.
'A Better Class of Students', Nicholas Barr and Iain Crawford, 9 September 1997, the Guardian, © Guardian.
'Universities in the First Division', Nicholas Barr and Iain Crawford, 16 September 1997, the Guardian, © Guardian.