American Universities in a Global Market (National Bureau of by Charles T. Clotfelter

By Charles T. Clotfelter

In greater schooling, the us is the preeminent worldwide chief, dominating the checklist of the world’s most sensible examine universities. yet there are indicators that America’s place of worldwide management will face demanding situations sooner or later, because it has in different nation-states of foreign festival. American Universities in a world marketplace addresses the range of matters an important to knowing this preeminence and this problem. The ebook examines a few of the components that contributed to America’s good fortune in larger schooling, together with openness to humans and ideas, beneficiant governmental help, and a practice of decentralized pleasant festival. It additionally explores some great benefits of retaining a dominant place during this market and examines the present nation of yankee greater schooling in a comparative context, putting specific emphasis on how marketplace forces have an effect on universities. through discussing the variations in caliber between scholars and associations all over the world, this quantity sheds mild at the singular points of yankee greater education. 

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The chapters in this volume that cover three Asian countries well illustrate how these kinds of influences make themselves felt. The other primary channel through which conditions and institutions abroad directly affect American universities is in the international academic labor market. Next to ideas and graduate students, probably the most mobile of factors important to higher education is research faculty. To the extent that foreign universities are able to attract and keep top scholars, the competitive position of American universities is clearly going to be challenged.

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Nearly all R&D expenditures were on defense, the Atomic Energy Commission, or NASA. 4 Post-War Demand for Higher Education Mobilization produced a wartime decline in male college enrollment and degrees. But under the GI Bill this decline was succeeded by a large spike around 1950. 19 Baccalaureate degrees earned by men rise during the 1930s, then decline from a peak of 100,000 in 1940 to a trough of 50,000 in 1946, and finally spike to 350,000 in 1950. By comparison, the decline and recovery of degrees 17.

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