How Effective Are Different Approaches to Higher Education Provision in Increasing Access, Quality and Completion for Students in Developing Countries? Does This Differ by Gender of Students?
How to effectively increase access to and quality in higher education in developing countries is a highly debated topic.
Aug 1, 2013
Reviews India's and other countries' higher education systems and suggests seven policy actions that the Indian national government and other stakeholders can take to improve higher education by linking funding to quality.
Jul 23, 2013
RAND researchers developed a course of action to help India implement policies and reforms that link higher education quality to funding to increase accountability, encourage greater innovation, and contribute to national goals.
Jul 23, 2013
Have We Identified Effective Teachers? Validating Measures of Effective Teaching Using Random Assignment
This report presents an in-depth discussion of the technical methods, findings, and implications of the Measures of Effective Teaching (MET) project's random assignment study of teaching effectiveness measures.
Jan 1, 2013
Financing the Operation and Maintenance Costs of Hurricane Protection Infrastructure: Options for the State of Louisiana
This report analyzes the fiscal capacity of eight levee districts in southern Louisiana to shoulder the burden of operating and maintaining the key hurricane protection infrastructure currently under construction by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
Nov 28, 2012
We document the development of Abu Dhabi's first standardized higher education ranking and benchmarking system, covering 17 institutions by broad academic field.
Oct 1, 2012
In this paper, we outline a practical guide for policymakers interested in developing institutional performance measures for the higher education sector.
Sep 1, 2012
The Impact of Different Approaches to Higher Education Provision in Increasing Access, Quality and Completion for Students in Developing Countries
This systematic review aims to synthesize the evidence on the effectiveness of various approaches to higher education provision in increasing access, quality and completion for students in developing countries.
Jul 1, 2012
Examines differences in the rates at which minority and women officers are retained and promoted within the U.S. military, as well as differences in the rates among women officers serving in occupations that are partially closed to women.
May 24, 2012
Estimates, for as many as 18 years following enlistment, the causal effect of military enlistment on labor market earnings and educational attainment.
Sep 20, 2011
Effects of Bonuses on Active Component Reenlistment Versus Prior Service Enlistment in the Selected Reserve
Examines how active component (AC) and reserve component (RC) bonuses interact -- that is, the extent to which RC enlistment bonuses draw service members away from the AC, and AC bonuses reduce prior service enlistment in the Selected Reserve.
Jun 2, 2011
The authors propose a framework for understanding how the Internet has affected the U.S. political news market.
Apr 1, 2010