Academic quality, league tables, and public policy: A cross-national analysis of university ranking systems

  title={Academic quality, league tables, and public policy: A cross-national analysis of university ranking systems},
  author={David D. Dill and Maarja Soo},
  journal={Higher Education},
The global expansion of access to higher education has increased demand for information on academic quality and has led to the development of university ranking systems or league tables in many countries of the world. A recent UNESCO/CEPES conference on higher education indicators concluded that cross-national research on these ranking systems could make an important contribution to improving the international market for higher education. The comparison and analysis of national university… Expand

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