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A Research Directed Towards The Contributions Of The Students Of Vocational Schools Of Higher Education To The Local Economy: A Practice In Akoren Ali Riza Ercan Vocational School Of Higher Education




It is an indisputable fact that the institutions of higher education have contributions not only to the land’s socio-cultural development but also to its economic development. In agriculture-based, not industrialized local economies in which the tourism hasn’t developed either, the institutions of higher education are a tool to revive the economy. In this study, setting out from the contributions of the vocational schools of higher education to the local economy, it has been intended to find out the contribution of Selcuk University Akoren Ali Riza Ercan Vocational School of Higher Education to the county in which it is based, by examining the consumption expenditure of its students. A multiplier coefficient is obtained by applying a survey on 288 sutudents in the first and second classes of business management, accounting and tax practices, foreign trade, electronic technology and computer programming departments via the method in which the interview (survey) methodology of qualitative methods is used. Data analysis is evaluated using SPSS statistical analysis package program. The results of the study will be reported in full text since the data analysis of the study is carrying on.

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  • Ozkurkculer Hakan Ahmet & Ceran M. Burak & Erturk Hatice, 2011. "A Research Directed Towards The Contributions Of The Students Of Vocational Schools Of Higher Education To The Local Economy: A Practice In Akoren Ali Riza Ercan Vocational School Of Higher Education," Journal of Academic Research in Economics, Spiru Haret University, Faculty of Accounting and Financial Management Constanta, vol. 3(3 (Novemb), pages 328-337.
  • Handle: RePEc:shc:jaresh:v:3:y:2011:i:3:p:328-337

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    Vocational School of Higher Education; Local Economies; Consumption Expenditure.;

    JEL classification:

    • I25 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Education - - - Education and Economic Development
    • O15 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Economic Development: Human Resources; Human Development; Income Distribution; Migration
    • R00 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - General - - - General


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