The University and the Economy

The University and the Economy

Pathways to Growth and Economic Development

Aldo Geuna and Federica Rossi

This book provides readers with an in-depth understanding of the many ways in which universities contribute to economic development and growth. It demonstrates the causal interactions between universities’ activities and economic outcomes, and presents up-to-date quantitative and qualitative data in support. The authors present the theoretical tools and evidence to explain the manner and degree to which universities’ activities impact the economy, as well as analysing the comparative strengths and weaknesses of specific university systems.

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Aldo Geuna and Federica Rossi

Subjects: business and management, management and universities, economics and finance, economics of education, economics of innovation, education, management and universities, innovation and technology, economics of innovation

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