August 15, 2013
Rise of International Rankings May Heighten Inequalities Between and Within Institutions
The rise of global higher-education rankings may exacerbate inequalities between and within institutions, according to a new paper published in the research journal Minerva.
That's because rankings may influence policy makers to direct money to a small number of select research institutions competing for "world class" status and, within those universities, disproportionately to programs in science and technology. Major global rankings—in particular the Academic Ranking
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