Göransson, Bo

Universities in Transition

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Table of contents

Part I. The Context

1. Background and Introduction
Bo Göransson, Claes Brundenius

2. In Search of Excellence? An International Perspective on Governance of University Research
Mats Benner

3. The Evolving Role of Universities in Economic Development: The Case of University–Industry Linkages
Prasada Reddy

Part II. Country Case Studies

4. Brazilian Universities and Their Contribution to Innovation and Development
José Manoel Carvalho Mello, Anne-Marie Maculan, Thiago Borges Renault

5. Uruguay: Higher Education, National System of Innovation, and Economic Development in a Small Peripheral Country
Rodrigo Arocena, Judith Sutz

6. Cuba: University, Innovation and Society: Higher Education in the National System of Innovation
Jorge Núñez Jover, Luis Félix Montalvo Arriete, Isarelis Pérez Ones, Aurora Fernández González, José Luis García Cuevas

7. Vietnam: Current Debates on the Transformation of Academic Institutions
Tran Ngoc Ca, Nguyen Vo Hung

8. China: Challenges for Higher Education in a High Growth Economy
Wang Haiyan, Zhou Yuan

9. Tanzania: The Evolving Role of Universities in Economic Development
Burton L. M. Mwamila, Bitrina D. Diyamett

10. South Africa: Reforming Higher Education and Transforming the National System of Innovation
Rasigan Maharajh, Enver Motala, Mario Scerri

11. Latvia: Repositioning of Academic Institutions in a Catching-Up Country
Anda Adamsone-Fiskovica, Janis Kristapsons, Erika Tjunina, Inga Ulnicane-Ozolina

12. Russia: Universities in the Context of Reforming the National Innovation System
Leonid Gokhberg, Tatiana Kuznetsova, Stanislav Zaichenko

13. Germany: The Role of Universities in the Learning Economy
Ulrich Schmoch

14. Developing Universities: The Evolving Role of Academic Institutions in Denmark
Birgitte Gregersen, Jørgen Gulddahl Rasmussen

15. The Role of Academic Institutions in the National System of Innovation and the Debate in Sweden
Claes Brundenius, Bo Göransson, Jan Ågren

Part III. Synthesis

16. The Role of the Three Missions of Universities: A Synthesis of UniDev Project Findings
Claes Brundenius, Bo Göransson

Keywords: Education, Administration, Organization and Leadership, Economic Policy, Development Economics

Publication year
Insight and Innovation in International Development
Page amount
379 pages
Upbringing, Education

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