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Saving Alma Mater: A Rescue Plan for America's Public Universities by James C. Garland

Published By: Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 978-0-226-28386-9
Date of Publication: 2009


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Reviewed by: Teresa A. Sullivan of University of Virginia
Review DOI: 10.1257/jel.49.1.129.r10
Review Pages: 152-53

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Teresa A. Sullivan of University of Virginia reviews "Saving Alma Mater: A Rescue Plan for America's Public Universities" by James C. Garland. The EconLit Abstract of the reviewed work begins, “Examines how to reform the economic model of public higher education, drawing upon the example of Miami University of Ohio. Discusses where the money comes from; market forces in higher education; why public universities cannot restrain costs; the university prime directive; whether the faculty are ....”


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Teresa A. Sullivan of University of Virginia


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I23: Higher Education and Research Institutions
I28: Education: Government Policy


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