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What central banks and universities have in common

Universities have unique responsibilities as powerful institutions that connect communities, decision-makers and the private sector

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The difference 33 years can make

The returns to primary education (whether social or private) are the highest among all educational levels… Top priority should be given to primary education as a form of human resource investment. Psacharopoulos, 1981, p.326, p.333 Such studies had considerable influence at the World Bank and contributed to a reduction in funding for higher education in […]

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New research: More universities means faster growth

New research published today from the Centre for Economic Performance at the London School of Economics: We compiled new data based on UNESCO’s World Higher Education Database detailing the location of 15,000 universities in 1,500 sub-national regions across 78 countries over the period 1950 to 2010. On average, doubling the number of universities in a […]