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NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

Why do Institutions of Higher Education Reward Research While Selling Education?

Dahlia K. Remler, Elda Pema

NBER Working Paper No. 14974
Issued in May 2009

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This paper is based on many earlier versions by Dahlia Remler. Remler thanks Howard Alper, Sherry Glied, Claudia Goldin, Joshua Graff Zivin, Lawrence F. Katz, Hank Levin, Arthur Levine, Dan O’Flaherty, Michael Sparer, Lawrence White, and seminar participants at Teacher’s College, Columbia University and the Baruch College School of Public Affairs for useful conversations, comments on various earlier drafts and/or inspiring ideas. Remler would also like to thank those who participated in interviews that provided background material. We both thank Paul Attewell for recent comments. Of course, we alone are ultimately responsible for the content. The views expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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