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Tag: Academic Excellence
By Daniel Nehring | Published: April 20, 2014
'It's not what you know but who you know' is a trope that's common in many careers but which the academy often claims to avoid. Except that in many cases it doesn't.
By Social Science Space | Published: May 16, 2011
In an essay published in the London Review of Books, Howard Hotson analyses the THE-QS World University Rankings and concludes that market competition drives up prices rather than academic standards. Evidence from the US suggests that universities’ income from higher fees is invested not in academic excellence but in the ‘student experience’, and that price […]