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Norman LaRocque

Affiliation: Senior Development Consultant/ Director, Dasmarinas Eurasia Limited (New Zealand)
Address: Asian Development Bank P.O. Box 789, 0980 Manila, Philippines

Norman LaRocque is a public policy consultant and an advisor to the Education Forum (, based in Wellington, New Zealand. His work covers all levels of education and has focused on the regulation of education, education finance, student loans, education contracting and public-private partnerships. Norman has worked in more than 15 countries in Asia and the Pacific, Africa and the Middle East. He has undertaken consulting projects for a range of organisations, including the World Bank, the International Finance Corporation, GTZ, the Asian Development Bank and the IBM Center for the Business of Government.

Norman has a number of publications, including Contracting for the Delivery of Education Services: A Typology and International Examples (2006), Who should pay? - Tuition fees and tertiary education financing in New Zealand (2003), The Promise of E Learning in Africa: The Potential for Public-Private Partnerships (2003), School Choice: Lessons from New Zealand (2005) and Private Education in the Philippines (2000). He was also a member of the team that prepared the World Bank's Higher Education Policy Note Pakistan - An Assessment of the Medium-Term Development Framework (2006).

Norman has an MA and a BA (Honors) in Economics from the University of Western Ontario (Canada).

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Publications available on this website

The Private-Sector Financing of Public Higher Education Infrastructure2007