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1 HIGHER EDUCATION AT A TIME OF CRISIS Challenges and Oportunities CBS/OECD-IMHE Copenhagen, 29 June 2009

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3 PARANA IN THE WORLD SOURCE:

4 GENERAL DATA ON PARANÁ Capital CityCURITIBA (about 2 million inhabitants in Metropolitan area) Area(2/3) Italy Population Density (2007) (Inh./km2)51.45 Number of Municipalities399 Paranás Population (2007)10,284,503 (5.6% of Brazil´s total) Brazils Population (2007)183,989,711 Urban Population (2006) (%)84.5 Human Development Index (2000)0.787 GDP per capitaUS$ 7,378,1 (BR= US$ 7,108.0) GDPUS$ (million) 77, SOURCES: SEMA-PR, IPARDES, IBGE, Human Development Atlas, Banco Central

5 GDP Brazil x Parana GDPs Growth (annual) Paraná´s share in Brazilian GDP SOURCE:

6 BRAZIL REAL GDP INDEX SOURCE: IBGE- CONTAS NACIONAIS

7 CRISIS TRAJECTORY Brazil and other emerging economies OECD Leading indicators

8 PARANA GDP COMPOSITION Around 6% Brazilian GDP Metropolitan Curitiba (35% Parana´s GDP) (53% Parana´s Manufacturing GDP) Manufacturing food and beverages; oil refinery; manufacturing and assembly of vehicles, 54% Farming poultry, pigs sugar cane, corn, soybean, wheat SOURCE:

9 PARANA FOREIGN TRADE SOURCE:

10 MUNICIPALITY POVERTY (% Population < ½ Minimum Wage)

11 UNEMPLOYMENT METROPOLITAN AREA CURITIBA X BRAZIL January 2008-April 2009 SOURCE: IBGE-PME

12 PARANA 2007 HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS Total Curitiba Rest of Paraná Public Federal State City Private Particular Community or Philanthropic

13 ATTENDING UNDERGRADUATE ENROLMENT 2007 Total Curitiba Rest of Paraná 316,496109,543 (35%)206,953 (65%) Public (34%)108,28128,00280,279 Federal33,20926,2826,927 State71,8711,72070,151 City3,201- Private (66%)208,21581,541126,674 Particular164,64456,495108,149 Community or Philanthropic43,57125,04618,525

14 IMPACT FOR THE HEIs Private system Decrease in new enrolments; Increase in drop-outs Merging of organisations Public system State system Cut spending due to decrease in the state budget Federal system (UFPR, UTFPR, UNILA) Reduction/cancellation of projects shared with private sector Expansion due to extra-budget resources (REUNI)

15 MAIN CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES LINKED TO THE CRISIS Challenges Decrease poverty Economic growth Employment Human development (provision of health and education) Opportunities Improving social networks Capacity building for cooperation among organisations Draft a development project for Paraná

16 HOW PARANÁ AND ITS HEIs ARE RESPONDING TO THE CRISIS (1) Paranás Government Increasing Paranás minimum wage Reducing value added tax from 18% to 12% for 95 items Brazilian Government Monetary Policy Reducing interest rate Expanding credit (Public Banks) Fiscal Policy New Public Investments (PAC) Automobiles, Housing, Minimum Wage

17 HOW PARANÁ AND ITS HEIs ARE RESPONDING TO THE CRISIS (2) Millennium Development Goals as a challenge has been taken on by private organisations HEIs have a modest contribution Partnership with Federal and City Governments Capacity building for first level education staff Increasing life-long learning

18 CONCRETE RESPONSES TO ADDRESS THESE OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES Time of change: State election next year Federal government has been more effective managing the crisis. UFPR Increasing relationships with stakeholders Business community; city government; representatives; community in general Internal restructuring in order to be more effective in building human capital


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