Advancing the national and global knowledge economy: the role of research universities in developing countries

@article{Altbach2013AdvancingTN,
  title={Advancing the national and global knowledge economy: the role of research universities in developing countries},
  author={Philip G. Altbach},
  journal={Studies in Higher Education},
  year={2013},
  volume={38},
  pages={316 - 330}
}
  • P. Altbach
  • Published 1 April 2013
  • Education
  • Studies in Higher Education
Research universities are a central part of all academic systems. They are the key points of international contact and involvement. Research is produced, disseminated and in many cases imported. For developing countries, the mechanisms for the involvement of research universities in the global knowledge economy is complex, and includes issues of mobility, the use of technology, collaboration, and other elements. 
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