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University Expansion in a Changing Global Economy: Triumph of the BRICs?

Martin Carnoy, Prashant Loyalka, and Maria Dobryakova


This is a study of higher education expansion and its changing quality in the world's four largest developing economies—Brazil, Russia, India, and China—known as the BRIC countries. These four economies are already important players globally, but by mid-century, they are likely to be economic powerhouses. The purpose of this book is to understand the large, rapid transformation of universities in these economies as a way to judge the potential each of these economies has for future development. It also assesses the quality of engineering education in the BRICs and the impact that the huge and ... More

Keywords: higher education expansion, globalization, BRIC countries, enrollment growth, universities, tuition, innovation, development

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780804786010
Published to Stanford Scholarship Online: January 2014 DOI:10.11126/stanford/9780804786010.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Martin Carnoy, author

Prashant Loyalka, author

Maria Dobryakova, author