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New IIE/AIFS book looks at Asia’s rise as a global power in higher education

Asia: The Next Higher Education Superpower? critically examines recent trends driving higher education policies in Asia and explores their local and global impact. Featuring an impressive group of leading scholars, practitioners, and education policy experts, these chapters look at how governments, universities, the private sector, and international organisations are meeting the diverse challenges and opportunities across the region. This volume is edited by Rajika Bhandari, IIE's Deputy Vice President for Research and Evaluation, and Alessia Lefébure, Director of the Alliance at Columbia University and Adjunct Professor at Columbia’s School of International and Public Affairs. It is the ninth volume in the Global Education Research Reports series published by IIE and the AIFS Foundation. Yojana Sharma’s article in University World News provides a nice analytical summary of the book: