To Rank or To Be Ranked: The Impact of Global Rankings in Higher Education

  title={To Rank or To Be Ranked: The Impact of Global Rankings in Higher Education},
  author={S. Marginson and Marijk C. van der Wende},
  journal={Journal of Studies in International Education},
  pages={306 - 329}
Global university rankings have cemented the notion of a world university market arranged in a single “league table” for comparative purposes and have given a powerful impetus to intranational and international competitive pressures in the sector. Both the research rankings by Shanghai Jiao Tong University and the composite rankings by the Times Higher Education Supplement have been widely publicised and already appear to have generated incentives in favour of greater system stratification and… Expand

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