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Cost Control and Compensation in Higher Education

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Recommended Readings

Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy: JSGS 854 - Higher Education Policy

Kevin Kinser and Barbara A. Hill. 2011. Higher Education in Tumultuous Times. American Council on Education. Washington.

Carleton University: PADM 5227 - Higher Education and Society 

The Economist, American Universities Represent Declining Value for Money, 2012

Clark, I.D., G. Moran, M.L. Skolnick and D. Trick. Academic Transformation: The Forces Reshaping Higher Education in Ontario. Kingston/Montreal: Queen’s Policy Studies Series, McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2009. For additional background on the book, see the website

Harvard Kennedy School: SUP 442 - Tackling the Toughest Challenges in Modern American Higher Education

Nathan Harden. The End of the University as we Know It. The American Interest Magazine. Feb., 2013.

David Kirp. Shakespeare, Einstein, and the Bottom Line. Harvard University Presss. 2004. See review at:

 Additional Readings Recommended by the Atlas Editors

Ian D. Clark, "What can fiscally constrained governments to do improve undergraduate education?" Mowat Analysis and Opinion, November 11, 2011.

Ian D. Clark, David Trick and Richard Van Loon, "Funding Ontario Universities: What Role Should Students Play," The Blue and White, November 1, 2011.

Ian D. Clark, Greg Moran, Michael L. Skolnik, and David Trick, "Bringing Teaching-Oriented Faculty into the Mainstream," Educated Solutions, Fall 2010, pp. 10-11.

Ian D. Clark and Ben Eisen, "Frugal Public Management Principles for an Era of Restraint," Policy Options, Vol. 31, No. 9, October 2010, pp. 67-71.

Ian D. Clark, "A taxpayer view of university funding, or Steve and Di's evening on the Internet," University Affairs (Online Edition), March 8, 2010.

Ian D. Clark, “Traditional teaching model obsolete in crowded colleges,” Toronto Star, December 2, 2009.

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