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An Economic Appraisal of MOOC Platforms: Business Models and Impacts on Higher Education

Paul Belleflamme and Julien Jacqmin.

in CESifo Economic Studies

March 2016; p ublished online August 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Nonprofit Organizations and Public Enterprise; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Services; Education and Research Institutions. 11962 words.

We use various economic and pedagogical concepts to understand the specificities of MOOC (Massive Online Open Courses) platforms. We discuss how the private provision of MOOCs can be...

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Financial networks and the globalization of transnational corporations: the case of educational services

Sarah Hall.

in Journal of Economic Geography

May 2015; p ublished online June 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Education and Research Institutions; Financial Institutions and Services; Services. 9481 words.

In this article, I advance understandings of the intersection between financial and educational services from an economic geographical perspective by examining the importance of financial...

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Government policy, university strategy and the academic entrepreneur: the case of Queensland’s Smart State Institutes

Mark Dodgson and Jonathan Staggs.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

May 2012; p ublished online March 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Entrepreneurship; Education and Research Institutions. 9214 words.

Significant new university initiatives are usually analysed from the perspectives of government policy, university strategy or the entrepreneurship of particular individuals, but rarely...

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Instructional Time Loss in Developing Countries: Concepts, Measurement, and Implications

Helen Abadzi.

in The World Bank Research Observer

August 2009; p ublished online July 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Education and Research Institutions; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour. 8961 words.

Students in developing countries are often taught for only a fraction of the intended number of school hours. Time is often wasted due to informal school closures, teacher absenteeism,...

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Of Tastes and Values

Guido Calabresi.

in American Law and Economics Review

December 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: General Economics; History of Economic Thought (to 1925); History of Economic Thought (1925 onwards); Economic Methodology; Microeconomics; Production and Organizations; Welfare Economics; Analysis of Collective Decision-making; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue; Publicly Provided Goods; Economics of Health; Education and Research Institutions; Law and Economics; Tort Law; Nonprofit Organizations and Public Enterprise; Capitalist Systems; Economic Sociology. 8249 words.

This lecture was delivered by Judge Calabresi upon receiving the Ronald H. Coase Medal at the Annual Meeting of the American Law and Economic Association at Stanford Law School on May 18,...

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Policy changes, marketisation trends and spatial dispersion in European higher education: comparing public and private sectors

Pedro Teixeira, Vera Rocha, Ricardo Biscaia and Margarida F. Cardoso.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

July 2014; p ublished online December 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Education and Research Institutions; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Nonprofit Organizations and Public Enterprise. 8717 words.

Decades of expansion in European higher education have led to the need to cater to an increasingly diverse student population in a more economical and efficient way. The realities of mass...

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Public and Private Provision of Education in Kenya

Tessa Bold, Mwangi S. Kimenyi and Justin Sandefur.

in Journal of African Economies

August 2013; p ublished online August 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economywide Country Studies; Publicly Provided Goods; Education and Research Institutions; Nonprofit Organizations and Public Enterprise; Economic Development. 6756 words.

Over the past decade, Kenya's traditional model of local, community finance and management of schools has been crowded out from two directions. First, the Kenyan government has expanded its...

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Research assessment and recognized excellence: simple bibliometrics for more efficient academic research evaluations

Pierre Régibeau and Katharine E. Rockett.

in Economic Policy

October 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Publicly Provided Goods; Education and Research Institutions; Regulation and Industrial Policy; Technological Change; Research and Development. 19784 words.

Many countries perform research assessment of universities, although the methods differ widely. Significant resources are invested in these exercises. Moving to a more mechanical,...

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Transforming traditional university structures for the knowledge economy through multidisciplinary institutes

Simon Mosey, Mike Wright and Bart Clarysse.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

May 2012; p ublished online March 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Education and Research Institutions; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies. 9177 words.

Within the UK considerable policy support has been provided to create multidisciplinary institutes that encourage academics to develop new knowledge for industry and societal problems. We...

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University licensing

Jerry G. Thursby and Marie C. Thursby.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

December 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Publicly Provided Goods; Education and Research Institutions; Property Law; Nonprofit Organizations and Public Enterprise. 10054 words.

Licensing of university inventions to industry has experienced rapid, recent growth. This growth is cited as evidence of university success in technology transfer and it suggests an...

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