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How the Financial Crisis and Great Recession Affected Higher Education
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How the Financial Crisis and Great Recession Affected Higher Education

Jeffrey R. Brown

Abstract

How the Financial Crisis and Great Recession Affected Higher Education analyzes how universities manage their endowments and how they responded to the financial crisis and ensuing Great Recession. The authors were selected deliberately to include experts on finance (especially those who had experience with endowments) and experts on the economics of higher education. From the outset, the book was intended to foster a conversation with university leaders, and the chapters benefitted greatly from the meaningful discussions with them that occurred at the associated conference. Key questions inclu ... More

Keywords: universities, endowment, tuition, faculty, stimulus, financial crisis, great recession, donors, John Maynard Keynes

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780226201832
Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: September 2015 DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226201979.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jeffrey R. Brown, editor
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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