ERIC Number: EJ529556
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
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Economic Development and the University: A Case Study of a Failed Program.
Senter, Richard, Jr.
Research in Higher Education, v37 n4 p367-87 Aug 1996
The role of the university in programs to stimulate economic development is examined, and the case of one such program that failed is described. Problems within the program included financial losses in large projects, corruption, widespread public criticism, and criminal convictions of two top program officers. Possible solutions, including planning, budgeting, and reporting improvements, are explored. (Author/MSE)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
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