Higher Education and economic development: the importance of building technological capabilities

SOURCE: Skills for the future: new research perspectives
OUTPUT TYPE: Chapter in Monograph
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2019
TITLE AUTHOR(S): G.Kruss, S.Mcgrath, I.Petersen, M.Gastrow
SOURCE AUTHOR(S): G.Kruss, A.Wildschut, I.Petersen
KEYWORDS: ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, HIGHER EDUCATION, SKILLS DEVELOPMENT
DEPARTMENT: Education and Skills Development (ESD), Center for Science, Technology and Innovation Indicators (CeSTii)
Print: HSRC Library: shelf number 10780

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Abstract

In this chapter we offer an alternative account of how higher education contributes to skills and economic development. While we acknowledge that there is more to the developmental impact of higher education that economic development alone.