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Higher Education Economy

Universities: The Engines of Job Creation

Mike Gosz | Posted 12.24.2012 | Impact
Mike Gosz

We like to think of the university as an idea incubator. We are not just lecturing to students, giving them tests, and sending them on their way, diploma in hand, at the end of four years. We recognize that our students and their ideas are the engines of tomorrow's economy.

12 Things You Need To Know About The Economy And Education

Posted 09.27.2012 | Education

A paper for The Hamilton Project analyzes the associations between education and various outcomes, highlighting a dozen economic facts on the state of...

The University As A Driver Of Economic Growth

Allan D. Gilmour | Posted 08.21.2012 | College
Allan D. Gilmour

The economic impact of public universities is undeniable. They employ thousands of people. They develop and contribute to their communities. They introduce new technologies, some of which result in new business opportunities.

Advancing the Liberal Arts in and Beyond the Classroom

Robert M. Eisinger | Posted 02.18.2012 | College
Robert M. Eisinger

The odious phrase "the real world" assumes that the university is unlike the world of blue and white collars. But the private and public sectors are not replete with multiple choice exams.

Higher Education Will Struggle Through the Recession

Brian Farkas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brian Farkas

Writing separate but nearly identical letters to their respective communities, countless college presidents across the county have recently admitted: "We're out of money."