The Business Growth Benefits of Higher Education

Editors: Greenaway, D., Rudd, C. (Eds.)

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This book tackles the role of universities in driving economic growth. Their role as providers of talent, technology and new ideas is considered in the light of the 2008 Global Financial Crisis. A series of expert authors consider success, opportunity and how national frameworks can be fine-tuned to deliver business success.

About the authors

Professor David Greenaway is Vice-Chancellor of the University of Nottingham, UK, and an Economist. His expertise focuses on international trade and cross-border investment. He has published more than 150 scientific papers in international peer-reviewed journals; has authored, co-authored or edited 40 books; and is currently Managing Editor of The World Economy. 
 
Professor Christopher D. Rudd is Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Pro-Vice-Chancellor for External Engagement at the University of Nottingham, UK, where he has responsibility for alumni, fundraising and everything from public engagement to commercialisation of University intellectual property. His area of specialist interest is lightweight structures, particularly fibre composites.

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  • Introduction and Overview

    Greenaway, David (et al.)

    Pages 1-4

  • Britain 1850s: Exporting the Idea of a University to Empire

    Davis, Glyn

    Pages 7-14

  • Sino-Foreign Business Partnerships and Higher Education

    Greenaway, David (et al.)

    Pages 15-27

  • International Business Engagement via Executive Training: A Case Study of the Chevening Young Leaders’ Programme for China

    Yao, Shujie (et al.)

    Pages 28-48

  • Business and Higher Education

    Cridland, John

    Pages 51-61

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Business Growth Benefits of Higher Education
Editors
  • D. Greenaway
  • C. Rudd
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-32070-4
DOI
10.1057/9781137320704
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-32069-8
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-45780-9
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVII, 175
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