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IIE. Latin America’s New Knowledge Economy: Higher Education, Government and International Collaboration. IIE Publishing, New York, 2013. ISBN: 978-0-87206-358-7. Pages: 154.
This publication is the seventh volume in a series of global education research reports published by IIE with support from the AIFS Foundation. It focuses on Latin America, where the last few decades have been a time of impressive growth and change for higher education. The book reviews the policies, institutions, and programmes that induced these changes, as well as their outcomes in terms of access, workforce training and research. Key issues, including higher education’s role in advanced workforce development, trends in academic mobility and outcomes for brain circulation, are explored by leading scholars from Latin America in the U.S.Institute of International Education (IIE)