17 novembre 2015

Toward an economic mobility ranking of U.S. colleges

By Matthew M. Chingos and Kristin Blagg. The release of institution-level earnings information as part of the Obama Administration’s new College Scorecard data has already spawned new “value-added” rankings based on the economic outcomes of students who attended similar institutions. These emerging rankings are an improvement on simple unadjusted rankings, but the wide variance within and among these rankings prompt questions about the precision of this methodology. More...

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15 novembre 2015

World University Rankings 2015-2016 by subject: engineering and technology

By Ellie Bothwell. Asia has continued its progress in this year’s Times Higher Education ranking for engineering and technology subjects as the dominance of the US and Europe wanes. More...

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World University Rankings 2015-2016 by subject: social sciences results announced

By Ellie Bothwell. Policymakers in US and UK told not to jeopardise the nations’ strength in the fields. More...

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A College-Rankings World

By . It seems that nearly every major media publication in the United States these days wants to rank colleges. The latest outlet to get on board? The Economist, which scores higher-education institutions based in part on how much graduates earn. But lots of publications’ rankings look at future earnings and, more generally, ROI—return on investment. More...

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12 novembre 2015

Maclean’s: McGill on Top Place in Canada

http://www.ireg-observatory.org/templates/sub_business2/images/ireg_top2013.pngThe annual rankings of Canadian universities by the magazine Maclean’s have been published. More...

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New Rankings Initiative in India

http://www.ireg-observatory.org/templates/sub_business2/images/ireg_top2013.pngThe Indian Human Resource Development Ministry is proposing to provide extensive financial assistance to Indian universities to ensure that some get into the top 100 of global university rankings such as those produced by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) and Times Higher Education (THE). More...

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New Phase in Russian Rankings Drive

http://www.ireg-observatory.org/templates/sub_business2/images/ireg_top2013.pngThe Russian 5 Top 100 project was started in 2013 with the aim of getting five Russian universities into the top 100 universities in the international rankings produced by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), Times Higher Education (THE) and the Center for World-Class Universities in Shanghai. More...

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Top Universities for Entrepreneurs

http://www.ireg-observatory.org/templates/sub_business2/images/ireg_top2013.pngPitchBook Data have produced third report on venture capital-backed university entrepreneurs. Their rankings cover the period 2010-2015 and list universities according to the number of entrepreneurs and companies and the amount of capital raised. For undergraduate entrepreneurs the first place is held by Stanford University with an entrepreneur count of 561, a company count of 472 and $5,896 million capital raised. More...

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08 novembre 2015

With sound methods, rankings could boost universities

By Francis Kokutse. Amid concerns that global rankings of universities prejudice African institutions, Peter Okebukola, former executive secretary of Nigeria’s National Universities Commission or NUC, has countered that league tables can encourage competition and improve performance. Read more...

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07 novembre 2015

Les États-Unis écrasent le palmarès des universités les plus innovantes

Par Aude Bariéty. Réalisé par Reuters, la première édition de ce classement révèle une véritable hégémonie américaine, les États-Unis plaçant 50 établissements dans le top 100 mondial. La France est le pays européen le plus représenté. Suite...

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