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Evaluating the Role of the Sunshine Coast University (USC) in the Regional Economy


Allison, J and Keane, J, Evaluating the Role of the Sunshine Coast University (USC) in the Regional Economy, Local Economy, 16, (2) pp. 123-141. ISSN 0269-0942 (2001) [Refereed Article]

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DOI: doi:10.1080/02690940110041977


The research findings discussed in this paper present ideas from the second stage of a project to evaluate the role of higher education institutions (HEIs) in regional economies. Using data developed through a learning region framework, the research schematically represents HEI linkages to the region. Possible linkage scenarios for each of six dimensions associated with embeddedness are presented. The findings suggest that this qualitative approach moves us closer to better capturing the complexity and role of HEI in regional development.

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Item Type:Refereed Article
Keywords: Economic Geography; Local Government; Planning - Human Geography; Regional Geography - Human Geography; Sociology & Social Policy; Urban Economics; Urban Policy
Research Division:Education
Research Group:Other education
Research Field:Other education not elsewhere classified
Objective Division:Education and Training
Objective Group:Other education and training
Objective Field:Other education and training not elsewhere classified
UTAS Author:Allison, J (Professor Janelle Allison)
ID Code:57971
Year Published:2001
Deposited By:Institute for Regional Development
Deposited On:2009-08-27
Last Modified:2009-08-31
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