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Aldo Geuna and Federica Rossi explore the many ways in which universities contribute to economic development and growth.

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Aldo Geuna is Professor at the University of Torino and Collegio Carlo Alberto, Italy and Federica Rossi is Lecturer at Birkbeck, University of London, UK


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The University and the Economy: Pathways to Growth and Economic Development by Aldo Geuna and Federica Rossi is now available in paperback.

This book provides readers with an in-depth understanding of the many ways in which universities contribute to economic development and growth. It demonstrates the causal interactions between universities’ activities and economic outcomes, and presents up-to-date quantitative and qualitative data in support. The authors present the theoretical tools and evidence to explain the manner and degree to which universities’ activities impact the economy, as well as analysing the comparative strengths and weaknesses of specific university systems.

Read Chapter 1 Introduction: The University, A Complex Institution free on Elgaronline