Evaluating Research Efficiency of Chinese Universities

Evaluating Research Efficiency of Chinese Universities

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Overview

This book employs the modern econometric approaches such as DEA, Malmquist Index and Tobit models to evaluate research effectiveness and productivity of research-oriented universities in China. On the basis of five-year longitudinal data of more than a hundred “Project 211” universities, this book illustrates the current status of the effectiveness and productivity of research-oriented universities , demonstrating regional differences, exploring dynamic changes and identifying underlying factors. Any researcher or policymaker who cares about the recent development in Chinese higher education in the 21st century will benefit from our in-depth analyses. ​

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789811350283
Publisher: Springer Singapore
Publication date: 12/11/2018
Series: New Frontiers of Educational Research
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2017
Pages: 303
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

​Dr. Yongmei Hu is a Professor of Faculty of Education at Beijing Normal University. Since 2015, she is a vice editor-in-chief of the editorial board of China Economics of Education Review and a member of Executive board of Association of China Education and Economics. Her research interests focus on Education Production Function and School Efficiency Analysis, Educational Policy Analysis. She has published more than 100 papers in Chinese and international journals.


Dr. Wenyan Liang is an Associate Professor of Faculty of Education at Beijing Normal University. Her research interests include Education Policy Evaluation; Teacher and School Performance Evaluation; Education Resource Allocation and Efficiency. She has published more than 40 papers in Chinese and international journals.



Dr. Yipeng Tang is an Assistant Professor at College of Education, Capital Normal University. He received his PhD in economics of education from Beijing Normal University. His research interests include education development and economic growth and higher education finance.

Table of Contents

Introduction.- Evaluation on University Research Efficiency and productivity: Concepts, Methods and Review.- Overall Research Performance of 'Project 211" Universities: An Input-Output Perspective.- Evaluation on Research Efficiency of "Project 211" Universities: DEA Approach.- Dynamic Evaluation of Research Productivity of "Project 211" Universities: A Malmquist Productivity Approach.- Research on Factors Influencing Research Efficiency in "Project 211" Universities.- Conclusions and Policy Implications.

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