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Higher aspirations: An agenda for reforming European universities


  • André Sapir
  • Philippe Aghion
  • Mathias Dewatripont
  • Andreu Mas-Colell


Since the introduction of the Shanghai ranking of the world‘s universities it has been clear that European universities are underperforming. This blueprint discusses the potential explanations and points at different reform priorities for higher education in Europe.
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  • André Sapir & Philippe Aghion & Mathias Dewatripont & Andreu Mas-Colell, 2008. "Higher aspirations: An agenda for reforming European universities," ULB Institutional Repository 2013/174284, ULB -- Universite Libre de Bruxelles.
  • Handle: RePEc:ulb:ulbeco:2013/174284

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    1. Frederick Ploeg & Reinhilde Veugelers, 2008. "Higher Education Reform and the Renewed Lisbon Strategy: Role of Member States and the European Commission," Springer Books, in: George Gelauff & Isabel Grilo & Arjan Lejour (ed.), Subsidiarity and Economic Reform in Europe, chapter 5, pages 65-96, Springer.
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