Describing Secondary Agricultural Education in the Central Valley Canton of Turrialba, Costa Rica: A Case Study
Education is of major importance in Costa Rica, reflected by over 6% of GDP expenditures. The agricultural industry is of vital significance to the economy of many rural towns of Costa Rica,…
How Effective Are Different Approaches to Higher Education Provision in Increasing Access, Quality and Completion for Students in Developing Countries?
This review focuses on how to effectively increase access to and quality in higher education in developing countries. One hundred and seventy-five research papers on the impact of higher education…
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'Whither Higher Education?' An Economic Perspective for the Dearing Committee of Inquiry
Where in Europe would people like to study? The affordability of higher education in nine Western European countries
In discussions on the accessibility of higher education, student financial support, or rather, the financial position of students, is a key focus. In many countries the affordability of higher…
Institutional Profiles - towards a typology of higher education institutions in Europe
T he European higher education landscape is highly diverse. In terms of its size, the European Higher Education Area is comparable to that of the US higher education system. There are 3,300 higher…
Conceptualizing Change in the Institutional Diversity of U.S. Colleges and Universities
The paper describes a study of change in the diversity of U.S. colleges and universities from 1972–2002. Replicating the methods used by Birnbaum, the study uses institutional theory and its concepts…
Segment profiling: reducing strategic risk in higher education management
Over the last decade higher education institutions in Australia have moved towards a model of ‘managerialism’ due predominantly to changes in government funding policies. As a consequence of the need…
The returns to individual and college characteristics: Evidence from the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth
Successful Strategic Management in Small Private Colleges.
"The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function," observed F. Scott Fitzgerald . His observation…
Marketing Higher Education: Benefits and Risks for the American Academic System.
A new vocabulary is gaining respectability in academia. The terms have been appropriated from the field of Marketing and, although they still stick in many an academic throat, they are spreading…