Measuring University Contributions to Regional Economies: A Discussion of Guidelines for Enhancing Credibility
In light of tight state fiscal accounts, increased competition among all government service providers for scarce resources, and a poorly performing national economy, public universities are under increasing pressure to demonstrate their worth to regional or statewide economies.� This has resulted in a proliferation of university economic impact studies.This paper is a guide to assist public university economic impact practitioners plan, structure, evaluate, and disseminate higher education economic information that can be used for policy development, general planning, and overall university relations.� It provides some basic considerations, cautions, and checks that university economic impact studies should keep in mind when engaging in this activity.�
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