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Higher education translates into big business

EconSouth , Volume 2 , Issue Q2 , Pages 8-13

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Graduation exam: Spell “matriculation”

Community college students share their thoughts, and district states manage transfers to four-year schools in different ways.
Fedgazette , Volume 16 , Issue Jul

Discussion Paper
Community-campus partnerships for economic development: community perspectives

Formal collaborations between community groups and academic institutions to promote economic development have increased substantially over the past 10 years. The bulk of research on community-campus partnerships has focused on the experiences of institutions of higher learning and the foundations that have funded the collaborations, leaving a gap in our understanding of community experiences. This report draws on a variety of sources, including first-person interviews and academic literature, to bring out community perspectives on what makes for successful partnerships. The conclusions are ...
Public and Community Affairs Discussion Papers , Paper 2005-2

The incentive effects of higher education subsidies on student effort

This paper uses a game-theoretic model to analyze the disincentive effects of low-tuition policies on student effort. The model of parent and student responses to tuition subsidies is then calibrated using information from the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth 1979 and the High School and Beyond Sophomore Cohort: 1980-92. I find that although subsidizing tuition increases enrollment rates, it reduces student effort. This follows from the fact that a high-subsidy, low-tuition policy causes an increase in the percentage of less able and less highly motivated college graduates. ...
Staff Reports , Paper 192

How goes the recovery? Challenges for the nation, the region and the Fed

Remarks at the University at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York.
Speech , Paper 37

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The role of universities in economic development

Economic Review , Volume 72 , Issue Nov , Pages 3-21

Journal Article
The few, the risky

Should universities invest resources in creating startups to exploit licensed technology?
Fedgazette , Volume 20 , Issue May , Pages 8-9

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The sheepskin dividend : a college degree is still the best predictor of financial success, but that's not all

Econ Focus , Volume 10 , Issue Win , Pages 34-37

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Can regional colleges make a difference in rural America?

Main Street Economist , Issue May

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Colleges need to learn about productivity

The Regional Economist , Issue Jan , Pages 3


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