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Johnson, Ane Turner; Hirt, Joan B. – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2014
Higher education in developing nations is typically viewed from a dependency perspective--institutions are seen as merely recipients of Western knowledge, aid and reform efforts. Nevertheless, universities in both the centre and the periphery are dealing with tensions between protecting the public good and embracing neoliberal values based on a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Universities, Educational Innovation
OECD Publishing, 2019
This review of higher education policy in Mexico was requested by the Mexican Ministry of Education to take stock of progress since the last OECD review of the higher education system in Mexico, published in 2008, and to support development of the new government's National Development Plan and Sectoral Education Programme. The report examines the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Educational Policy, Federal Government
Namazifar, Shima – ProQuest LLC, 2018
U.S. News annually ranks universities' academic quality based on indicators claimed by U.S. News as the most prominent academic quality indicators (AQIs). In today's competitive higher education market, universities are concerned about their positions in U.S. News World Report (USNWR) rankings. On one hand, among all AQIs, undergraduate academic…
Descriptors: Colleges, Reputation, Educational Quality, Competition
Sky Lark, Taj'ullah – Online Submission, 2012
The instability of the U.S. economy and its competitiveness in the global market has lead to increase request for investment in Higher Education programs. There exists a rising awareness among scholars of how inextricably education is tied to the strength of the economy, the well being of its populace, as well as the importance of a diversified…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Admission, Student Costs, College Programs
Belmont, David – Commonfund Institute, 2012
The recent flow of headlines excoriating bankers and financiers for malfeasance, fraud, and collusion has been almost biblical in proportion. Counterparties that appeared creditworthy based on financial statements and ratings have revealed that they are impaired either due to computer errors, control failures, malfeasance, or potential regulatory…
Descriptors: Banking, Finance Occupations, Financial Problems, Deception
Diaz, Sandra L. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Institutions of higher education are facing a number of challenges as they compete in the new global economy. Many of these institutions face increasing internal and external challenges, all of which involve additional expenses at a time when resources are diminishing. With growing financial uncertainties caused by fluctuating financial markets…
Descriptors: Leadership Role, Higher Education, Educational Finance, Finance Reform
Edgecombe, Nikki; Sanders, Jasmine M. – Center for Analysis of Postsecondary Education and Employment, 2018
Scholarship on minority-serving institutions (MSIs) has established the critical role they play in spite of significant financial constraints. At the same time, descriptive statistical analyses have also found that MSIs, as a group, have lower completion rates than the national average. More research is thus needed on the factors underlying the…
Descriptors: Black Colleges, Minority Group Students, Credentials, Certification
Looney, Adam; Yannelis, Constantine – Brookings Institution, 2015
This paper examines the rise in student loan default and delinquency. It draws on a unique set of administrative data on federal student borrowing matched to earnings records from de-identified tax records. Most of the increase in default is associated with borrowers at for-profit schools, 2-year institutions, and certain other nonselective…
Descriptors: Student Loan Programs, Loan Default, Federal Aid, Proprietary Schools
Erwin, Christopher Patrick – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Human capital production is central to economic wellbeing from a national perspective: it improves productivity, spurs technological innovation, and promotes sustainable economic growth over time. Equally important, investments in human capital are central to economic wellbeing at the individual level. College graduates tend to earn more money,…
Descriptors: College Graduates, Labor Market, Education Work Relationship, Merit Scholarships
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Frolich, Nicoline; Brandt, Synnove; Hovdhaugen, Elisabeth; Aamodt, Per Olaf – Tertiary Education and Management, 2009
Growing national and international competition for students puts pressure on higher education institutions (HEIs) to develop marketing and student recruitment strategies; these are also driven by financial stress caused by performance-based funding mechanisms. In this paper we explore Norwegian HEIs' student recruitment strategies. What type of…
Descriptors: Student Recruitment, Methods, College Administration, Higher Education
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Adams, Jimmy L.; Edmonson, Stacey L.; Slate, John R. – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2013
In this article, we explore the functions of the traditional community college and its expanding mission in regard to its responsiveness to changing economic conditions and workforce development needs. To date, few researchers have specifically addressed market responsiveness in community college settings across the United States. In addition, we…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, College Role, Institutional Mission, Economics
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Rasheed, Muhammad Imran; Humayon, Asad Afzal; Awan, Usama; Ahmed, Affan ud Din – International Journal of Educational Management, 2016
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to explore/investigate various issues of teachers ' motivation in public sector Higher Educational Institutions of Pakistan. Design/methodology/approach: This is an exploratory research where surveys have been conducted in the well known public sector Universities of Pakistan; primary data have been collected…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Motivation, Public Sector, Higher Education
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Sojkin, Bogdan; Bartkowiak, Pawel; Skuza, Agnieszka – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education and Educational Planning, 2015
For the last 20 years Polish education faced turbulent changes, first experiencing a rapid increase in the number of students and the dynamic growth of educational institutions, and then facing the reverse trend of decreasing number of students and universities being closed down or facing serious financial problems. Furthermore, forecasts for the…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Enrollment Trends, Foreign Countries, Decision Making
Doyle, William R. – Committee for Economic Development, 2013
The Committee for Economic Development (CED) is pleased to present these research findings regarding ways to reform student financial aid. In 2012, CED released "Boosting Postsecondary Education Performance"--calling on business to become active advocates at the state level for broad-access institutions that are so vital to the nation's…
Descriptors: Student Financial Aid, Federal Aid, State Aid, College Students
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Pöysä-Tarhonen, Johanna; Elen, Jan; Tarhonen, Pasi – Higher Education Research and Development, 2016
Current discussions in higher education and alumni training acknowledge the challenges training programs face in responding to the authentic needs of the labor market. In addition to academic knowledge, higher education institutions are expected to provide general twenty-first-century skills, such as problem-solving, critical thinking,…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Teamwork, Communication Skills, College Students
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