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Capacity Building in Economics Education and Research - Francois Bourguignon

Capacity Building in Economics Education and Research

By: Francois Bourguignon (Editor), Boris Pleskovic (Editor), Yehuda Elkana (Editor)

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This book presents papers from the conference on "Scaling up the Success of Capacity Building in Economic Education and Research," which took place in Budapest at the Central European University campus. It includes contributions from key researchers, academics and policy makers from Europe, the United States, and developing countries that identify and brainstorm on capacity building challenges.

Keynote address : disciplines of social sciences : separation or cooperation?p. 13
Lessons in capacity building from the Open Society Institutep. 29
Teaching and research in modern economics in the Russian federation : the experience of the new economic schoolp. 41
Creating a market-oriented research and education institution in a transition economy : the experience of the China center for economic research at Peking Universityp. 65
Commentsp. 77
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Innovation, imitation, and adaptation : the experience of 15 years of upscaling Hungarian higher education in economicsp. 95
Capacity building and policy impact : the experience of the global development networkp. 109
The experience of AERC in research, capacity building, and the development of collaborative training programsp. 135
The economics education and research consortiump. 161
Commentsp. 190
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Accelerating poverty reduction in South Asia by scaling up economics education and policy researchp. 207
Capacity building in economics education and research : a note on the experience of Latin America and the Caribbeanp. 219
Supporting capacity building for economics education and research in Africap. 243
Economics education and research in the East Asia and Pacific region : experience and directionsp. 255
Capacity building in modern economics in the Caucasus and Central Asiap. 267
Developing graduate economics education from scratch : the case of the Central European Universityp. 277
CERGE-EI : the American-style PhD program in economics for transition economiesp. 301
Commentsp. 317
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Why American University - Central Asia should develop an economics MA programp. 331
The quantity and quality of higher education in transitional economiesp. 333
Capacity building in economic policy research : outcomes and future stepsp. 341
The experience of the Swedish government in capacity building in Russia and Eastern Europep. 345
Scaling up capacity building to underserved regionsp. 349
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ISBN: 9780821365953
ISBN-10: 0821365959
Audience: Professional
Format: PDF
Language: English
Published: April 2007
Country of Publication: US