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Undie, John Atewhoble; Okafor, Victor – African Higher Education Review, 2014
In fundamental economics, individuals acquired education for two broad reasons, as an investment and as consumption. The investment function of education has continued to create tension for job search leading to cases of unemployment. Entrepreneurship education and establishment of mega universities have been identified as panaceas. This paper…
Descriptors: Unemployment, Entrepreneurship, Access to Education, Universities
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Francis, David E. – Canadian Journal of Educational Administration and Policy, 2014
Canadian post-secondary institutions are seeking enhanced efficiencies due to ongoing funding shortfalls and expanding teaching, research, and service mandates. These institutions have considered or enacted Lean methodology based on results reported by public service and healthcare organizations worldwide. Lean requires a high level of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Administration, Management Systems, Organizational Culture
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Berenson, Mark L.; Koppel, Nicole B.; Lord, Richard A.; Chapdelaine, Laura L. – Journal of Statistics Education, 2018
Typically, the core-required undergraduate business statistics course covers a broad spectrum of topics with applications pertaining to all functional areas of business. The recently updated American Statistical Association's GAISE (Guidelines for Assessment and Instruction in Statistics Education) College Report once again stresses the…
Descriptors: Statistics, Investment, Introductory Courses, Business Administration Education
Ibe, Richmond Ikechukwu – ProQuest LLC, 2012
Organization leaders are dependent on information technology for corporate productivity; however, senior managers have expressed concerns about insufficient benefits from information technology investments. The problem researched was to understand how midsized businesses justify investments in information technology infrastructure. The purpose of…
Descriptors: Information Technology, Investment, Qualitative Research, Corporations
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Mabry, Patricia L.; Kaplan, Robert M. – Health Education & Behavior, 2013
This supplement of "Health Education & Behavior" showcases the current state of the field of systems science applications in health promotion and public health. Behind this work lies a steady stream of public dollars at the federal level. This perspective details nearly a decade of investment by the National Institutes of…
Descriptors: Public Health, Health Promotion, Systems Approach, Behavioral Science Research
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Muñoz-Comet, Jacobo; Miyar-Busto, María – European Journal of Education, 2018
Many empirical studies on immigrant integration document the benefits of an education acquired in the country of destination. In this article; we study how the degree of human capital transferability affects an immigrant's chances of studying in Spain. We used data from the Spanish Labour Force Survey (2008-2015) for a sample of adults aged 18-55…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Immigrants, Immigration, Human Capital
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Chen, Chong – EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science & Technology Education, 2016
This study examines the international risks faced by multinational enterprises to understand their impact on the evaluation of investment projects. Moreover, it establishes a 'three-dimensional' theoretical framework of risk identification to analyse the composition of international risk indicators of multinational enterprises based on the theory…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Entrepreneurship, Investment, Risk
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Memba, Albert Zephaniah; Feng, Zhao Zun – Higher Education Studies, 2016
Many studies conducted on the Higher Education Students Loans Board (HESLB) have mostly concentrated on its success, sustainability and effectiveness on loans issuance and repayment. None had focused on its performance towards human capital investment. This study sought to explain and analyze HESLB's performance in human capital investment, which…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Human Capital, Investment, College Students
Bruner, Charles – Child and Family Policy Center, 2013
As a society, are we investing enough in our youngest children? The BUILD Initiative's latest report, Early Learning Left Out, by CFPC director Charles Bruner, provides a clear answer that current investments fall far short. The report draws upon the most recent federal, state, and public school budget information--and what we know about effective…
Descriptors: Investment, Early Childhood Education, Budgets, Educational Finance
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Martinez, Ignacio; Turner, Sarah – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2015
The Pell grant program is the largest source of need-based federal financial aid available to low-income students, currently providing a maximum of $5500 in grants to undergraduate students. The program is a major investment of public money, and policymakers have a responsibility to ensure that the investment yields results. Because low-income…
Descriptors: Low Income Students, Student Financial Aid, Grants, Federal Aid
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Gilfoil, David M.; Aukers, Steven M.; Jobs, Charles G. – American Journal of Business Education, 2015
Over the past decade, Web 2.0 has brought a wealth of opportunities for improving marketing effectiveness; social media platforms, in particular, have proven to be exceptional tools for realizing growth potential. The big question for businesses used to be how to measure and report financial return on investment (ROI) for social media ad spend to…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Outcomes of Education, Marketing, Advertising
Holcomb, Betty – Center for Children's Initiatives, 2018
Investments in quality child care and full-day pre-K more than pay for themselves, especially in tough economic times. They are proven strategies for reversing the growing income inequality in New York State, the most extreme in the nation by giving every child the resources to become successful wage earners. New York State leaders must build…
Descriptors: Budgeting, Early Childhood Education, Preschool Education, Investment
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Ansari, Arya; Purtell, Kelly M. – Grantee Submission, 2018
Although scientific research has clearly shown that preschool programs prepare children for kindergarten, increasing attention has been drawn to whether these early investments in children's education have long-term impacts. Here, we argue that long-term impacts of preschool cannot be viewed in isolation from children's subsequent experiences and,…
Descriptors: Preschool Education, School Readiness, Program Effectiveness, Outcomes of Education
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van Gerwen, Nikki; Buskens, Vincent; van der Lippe, Tanja – International Journal of Training and Development, 2018
The mutual-investment model predicts a positive relation between investments in training and employees' willingness to behave cooperatively. In this paper, we argue that the extent to which employees increase their cooperative behavior after receiving training depends on the type of training provided, the skillfulness of the employee and the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cooperation, Employees, Training
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Çankaya, Ibrahim – Journal of Educational Issues, 2018
The aim of this study is to compare Turkish and European Union Countries Educations in terms of the new image qualities such as data like access to online education, digital access, foreign languages learnt per pupil, research & development investments, human resources employed in science and technology, the study opportunities offered to…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Foreign Countries, Statistical Analysis, Online Courses
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