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Document Number: 8514

New Paradigm for Economic Development: How Higher Education Institutions Are Working to Revitalize Their Regional and State Economies - In states across America, higher education institutions and systems are working to become key drivers of economic development and community revitalization. They are putting their research power to work, embracing a role in the cultural, social and educational revitalization of their home communities, and educating people to succeed in the innovation age. Together these trends suggest a new paradigm for economic development--one that puts higher education at the center of the efforts to succeed in the knowledge economy. (David Shaffer and David Wright, Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government, March 2010)...

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