What is it about?

Universities can be considered as an engine of economic growth. This paper explored U.S. universities' main strategies such as industry partnerships, community engagement, innovation, commercialization, technology transfer, and entrepreneurship to see how they are expanding their economic engagement.

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Why is it important?

This research used comprehensive real-world qualitative data to analyze the universities' main economic engagement strategies that can be used by other institutions to enhance their economic engagement.


Writing this paper enabled us to understand how universities trying to advance their economic engagement role. In addition, the information provided in this paper can be used for more research in the area of universities' economic development.

Seyyedmilad Talebzadehhosseini
University of Central Florida

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This page is a summary of: Strategies to enhance university economic engagement: evidence from US universities, Studies in Higher Education, October 2019, Taylor & Francis, DOI: 10.1080/03075079.2019.1672645.
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