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Schmitt, Alison; Gutierrez, Ana; Hooker, Sarah – Jobs for the Future, 2020
Many communities are embracing "inclusive economic development" as a way to address inequity that persists even as the economy grows. In an effort to spark a national conversation about the conditions needed to achieve inclusive economic development, this report gives an overview of what JFF [Jobs for the Future] has learned about the…
Descriptors: Economic Development, Inclusion, Economic Opportunities, Investment
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Esmail, Hanaa Abdelaty Hasan – International Education Studies, 2020
Though there is an existence of writings on human capital and its relationship to growth, but it has missed the economic impact of universities. It is known that the knowledge of economy has a positive role in achieving economic development. So my paper focuses on the role of education expenditure in achieving economic development. The human…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Economic Development, College Role, Universities
Eckmann, David A. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
This case study of one comprehensive university's economic-development engagement in its region was designed to better understand perceptions and actions by higher education leaders and economic development professionals. Findings indicated that one regional comprehensive university was an effective economic development partner because its leaders…
Descriptors: Economic Development, Case Studies, Regional Programs, Partnerships in Education
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Halliday, Simon D. – Journal of Economic Education, 2019
In economic development and other economics electives, students regularly encounter economic measures of absolute and relative deprivation, from poverty measures like the Foster-Greer-Thorbecke index to measures of distribution like the Gini index. By "doing economics," students practice applying economic measurement to real-world data…
Descriptors: Economics Education, Data Use, Economic Development, Class Activities
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Hamzah, Hamzah; Yudiawan, Agus; St. Umrah; Hasbullah, Hasbullah – International Journal of Evaluation and Research in Education, 2020
This study aims to explore how changes in community preferences, shari'ah economic development through the tridharma of higher education and its contribution to the development of shari'ah economics. This study was conducted at the UIN Alauddin Makassar, South Sulawesi, Indonesia. This study applied library research. Data collection techniques in…
Descriptors: Islam, Community Change, Economic Development, Islamic Culture
Singleton, Sara J. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Rural community colleges sit at an important crossroads between academia, business, and government. Because of this unique position, they influence the economic development of the region in which they are located in many ways, and their external stakeholders often have unique and useful perspectives on this influence that can be utilized by the…
Descriptors: Economic Development, Rural Schools, Community Colleges, School Community Relationship
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Van Galen, Dean; Schneider-Rebozo, Lissa; Havholm, Karen; Andrews, Kris – New Directions for Higher Education, 2015
This chapter presents the state of Wisconsin and the University of Wisconsin System as an ongoing case study for best practices in systematic, intentional, statewide programming and initiatives connecting undergraduate research and economic development.
Descriptors: Undergraduate Study, Educational Research, Research Projects, Economic Development
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Nickoli, Rebecca A. – New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 2013
This chapter expands on the role of community colleges in economic development, workforce development and training, and even job creation. Practical examples from the field are included.
Descriptors: Community Colleges, College Role, Economic Development, Labor Force Development
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Migala-Warchol, Aldona – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2019
The aim of this paper will be the presentation of an alternative, a deeper one compared to the popular measure of the standard of living, which is HDI, a measure of the socio-economic development of residents of the European Union. In this article the synthetic index of the socioeconomic development of the European Union countries will be…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Indicators, Social Development, Economic Development
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Mulu, Nega Kahsay – European Journal of STEM Education, 2017
This paper aims to examine the major issues concerning the links between academic research and economic development in Ethiopia by considering the Addis Ababa University as a case. The paper is based on two premises. The first pertains to the idea that universities being one of the actors in knowledge production plays a central role in enhancing…
Descriptors: Correlation, Educational Research, Economic Development, Foreign Countries
Brussalis, Chris William – ProQuest LLC, 2017
This research explored how leaders from a mid-range university, industry, and government described collaborative efforts to enhance regional economic development. This study found that a mid-range university can effectively collaborate with industry and government to advance regional economic development. The collaboration of…
Descriptors: Economic Development, Regional Planning, Regional Schools, Case Studies
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Gundersen, Sara; Shwachman Kaminaga, Allison – Journal of Economic Education, 2019
The authors describe an innovative active learning strategy for a course on the economics of developing countries--a project designing a small-scale economic development project. Student teams research issues faced by developing countries and identify a specific problem in a specific locale. Students then create a detailed, feasible plan to…
Descriptors: Economics Education, Economic Development, Student Projects, Active Learning
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McKenzie, David; Paffhausen, Anna Luisa – Journal of Economic Education, 2018
A survey of instructors and data collected from course syllabi and examinations are used to examine how the subject of development economics is taught at the undergraduate and master's levels in developing countries, compared to undergraduate classes in the United States. Topic coverage, teaching approach, and means of assessment all differ from…
Descriptors: Economic Development, Economics Education, Developing Nations, College Students
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Bouchakour, Radhia; Saad, Mohammed; Guermat, Cherif – Journal of Education and Work, 2019
This paper investigates the impact of higher education characteristics on economic performance. Despite a relatively plethoric literature, there is still a clear lack of understanding of the interaction of teaching and training with knowledge, innovation and economic performance; the heterogeneity across levels of economic development; and the…
Descriptors: Institutional Characteristics, Economic Development, Diversity (Institutional), Higher Education
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Hassan, Samir Ul; Rymbai, Motika Sinha; Bhat, Aasif Ali – European Journal of Training and Development, 2019
Purpose: The study aims to explore the extent to which human resources development quantifies the economic growth of BRICS countries under the globalization era by controlling country differences. Design/methodology/approach: The study used the Generalized Method of Moments (GMM) and Scheffe pairwise comparison tests to quantify the impact of the…
Descriptors: Labor Force Development, Economic Development, Global Approach, Foreign Countries
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