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role of higher education financing in strengthening U.S. competitiveness in a global economy

role of higher education financing in strengthening U.S. competitiveness in a global economy

hearing before the Committee on Finance, United States Senate, One Hundred Eighth Congress, second session, July 22, 2004.

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Written in English

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  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Federal aid to higher education -- United States.,
    • Labor supply -- Effect of education on -- United States.,
    • Competition, International.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesS. hrg. ;, 108-665
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF26 .F5 2004i
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 67 p. :
      Number of Pages67
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3378405M
      LC Control Number2004483648
      OCLC/WorldCa57225382

      Higher education faces problems throughout the world: universities are underfunded, raising worries about quality; student support is inadequate; the proportion of students from disadvantaged backgrounds is lamentably small; and the financing of universities in many countries is regressive, since the money comes from general taxation but the major beneficiaries are from better-off backgrounds. “The U.S. higher education financing system faces serious challenges. This very readable book looks clearly at these challenges, and it is packed with data and a deep understanding of the history of higher education in America. The authors’ agenda for change deserves serious consideration by anyone interested in the future of higher Cited by:

      The Politics of Higher Education Finance: The Role of States and Institutions EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The past 40 years have seen growing inequality of access and attainment of college degrees by socioeconomic status and race/ethnicity. As higher education continues to lose status in the policy priorities of most states, a larger share of college. higher education; (ii) the role of access, including equity; (iii) the quality and relevance of teaching and its implications for employability; (iv) the role of research and development in higher education; and (v) the role of systems reform within higher education. World. Bank’s Group’s. Support for Higher Education.

        With the exception of a few brief periods, America’s contribution to the global economy has been falling. In , U.S. GDP represented 40% of global GDP. By , America’s economic. Scott, Bruce R. and George C. Lodge, eds. U.S. Competitiveness in the World Economy. Boston: Harvard Business School Press, Cited by:


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