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Rusk, James J.; And Others – Economics of Education Review, 1982
To assess the impact of economic conditions on enrollment in higher education, researchers used time series analysis on national data for 1966-78 and on 1972-78 data from all eight regions of the country and the University of Arizona. The findings indicate enrollment has gone up during economic downturns. (Author/RW)
Descriptors: Business Cycles, Economic Factors, Enrollment Influences, Enrollment Trends
Horner, Jeffrey – School Business Affairs, 2009
Why should school districts worry about today's down economy? After all, the vast majority of their income comes from state legislatures and local property taxes, with some additional funding from the federal government. This funding is unaffected by downturns in sales, the stock market, and other basic economic indicators. School business…
Descriptors: Taxes, Educational Finance, School Districts, School Business Officials
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Watson, Cate – British Educational Research Journal, 2011
Higher education institutions (HEIs) in the UK and elsewhere are having a hard time, pushed into the marketplace with the turn to "academic capitalism" and now suffering the effects of the economic downturn. Increasingly, the discourse of "excellence" is being invoked as HEIs are held to account and public funding for research…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Accountability, Economic Factors
Douglas, Jonathan – ProQuest LLC, 2010
With the downturn in growth of the U.S. economy and significant layoffs in the IT industry in 2009, retaining information technology (IT) workers is increasingly important to businesses as IT workers carry broad responsibilities for the analysis, design, implementation, and maintenance of critical business systems. Turnover of IT workers causes a…
Descriptors: Employees, Persistence, Information Technology, Religious Factors
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Kingston, Kathleen – AASA Journal of Scholarship & Practice, 2009
Throughout the planning process for a school district merger in a northwestern Pennsylvania school district, effective communication proved to be a challenge. Formed in 1932, this school district of approximately 1400 students was part of a utopian community; one established by a transportation system's corporation that was a major industrial…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, School Districts, Corporations, Social Change
Van Der Werf, Martin – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2002
Discusses how private colleges are feeling the impact of the economic downturn; even wealthy institutions are cutting back, but the smallest institutions appear to be most vulnerable. (EV)
Descriptors: Business Cycles, Economic Climate, Educational Finance, Higher Education
Elci, Nuray – ProQuest LLC, 2009
Globalization and direction toward a knowledge economy, along with an economic downturn, is creating a competitive environment that calls for corporations to become more innovative. As the business environment becomes more competitive and dynamic, corporations are looking for new ways of achieving innovation. Open innovation is one approach that…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Innovation, Corporations, Evaluation Methods
Kane, Thomas J.; Orszag, Peter R.; Gunter, David L. – 2003
This study used state-level data on expenditures since 1977 to study the forces underlying the shift in state financing of higher education. The focus is on interactions between state appropriations for higher education, other state budget items, especially Medicaid, and the business cycle. The first section documents the substantial decline in…
Descriptors: Business Cycles, Economic Factors, Educational Finance, Expenditures
O'Grady, Jim; Bowles, Jonathan – Center for an Urban Future, 2009
Academic research institutions have long been important economic anchors for New York City. They provide thousands of jobs and serve as a magnet for talented students and faculty, who inject hundreds of millions of dollars into the local economy through federal research grants. Yet, even though New York's concentration of top-fight scientific…
Descriptors: Economic Progress, Scientific Research, Global Approach, Innovation
Jerman, Jerry, Ed. – Association for Continuing Higher Education, 2009
The 2009 proceedings of the Association for Continuing Higher Education represent the professional presentations of the keynote sessions, the concurrent sessions, and the business meeting of the association's 71st annual conference, held at the Sheraton Society Hill Hotel in Philadelphia on November 15-18, 2009. The conference provided an engaging…
Descriptors: Conferences (Gatherings), Administrator Education, Distance Education, Outreach Programs
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