U21 Ranking of National Higher Education Systems 2018

R Williams, Anne Leahy

Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research | Published : 2018


The first ranking report was published in May 2012 and this is the seventh year of reporting. The 2018 report includes the same 50 countries as the 2017 report, which have again been ranked separately in four areas (Resources, Environment, Connectivity and Output) and overall. In 2018, the Ranking has been extended in two ways. Firstly, through examining the concentration of research the median level of publications attributable to the top 10 per cent of institutions in each country is 43 per cent. Secondly, by investigating the importance of research training as measured by the number of PhD graduates, the income premium earned by those with a graduate degree, and the throughput of PhDs re..

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