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Publications and Presentations

Shifting public-private dynamics     Quality_and_accountability   

CIEPPs core and collaborating faculty publish their scholarly work in this field in journals, books and book chapters, and reports and make presentations to scholarly and policy groups.  In addition to participation in professional conferences, recent publications and presentations include:

Shifting public-private dynamics
(see also PROPHE])


Altbach, P. and D. Levy, eds.  Private higher education:  A global revolution, Sense Publications, 2006.

Kinser, Kevin and D. Levy (2006), “For-profit higher education:  U.S. tendencies and international echoes”, in International handbook of higher education, J. Forrest and P. Altbach, eds., Springer Publishing, Dordecht and London.

Lawson, H.,  “An introductory analysis of American university partnerships, Fudan Education Forum vol 4, no. 1, 2006.  pp. 71-4.

Levy, D.  “The unanticipated explosion:  Private higher education’s global surge”, Comparative education review, 2006.

Levy, D. L. To export progress:  The golden era of university assistance in the Americas, Indiana University Press, 2006.

Levy, D.L. “An introductory global overview:  The private fit to salient higher education tendencies”, PROPHE Working Paper #7, 2006.

Meyer, H-D and Rowan, B., eds.  The new institutionalism in education, SUNY Press, 2006.

Meyer, H-D., “Institutional entrepreneurs, chance, and foresight in institutional change in higher education”, Peking University Education Review, Vol. 13, No. 1, 2006.  pp. 158-72 (in Chinese).

Slantcheva, S. and Levy, D., Eds, In search of legitimacy:   Private higher education in Central and Eastern Europe, Palgrave, 2007.


Levy, D.  “Global trends in private higher education: Perspectives for East Asia”, Research Institute for Independent Higher Education, Tokyo, December 2006.

Levy, D. “Frontier of private higher education research in East Asia”, Research Institute for Independent Higher Education conference on East Asian Higher Education, Tokyo, December 2006.

Levy, D. “What can we learn from China and East Asia?  Global private higher education patterns”, Peking University, Beijing, January 2007.

Levy, D.  “Private-public partnerships”, World Bank conference on Development Economics, Beijing, January 2007.

Meyer, H-D.  “Chinese higher education:  Between market and government”, East-West Center, Honolulu, January 2007.


Quality and accountability

(See also EERC)

Valverde, G.  “La interpretación justificada y el uso apropriado de los resultados de las medciones (The correct interpretation and appropriate use of the results of assessments)”.  In P. Arregui, Ed. Sore Estándares y evaluaciones en America Latina (On standards and evaluation in Latin America), PREAL Working Group on Standards and Evaluation, Santiago, Chile, 2006.

Valverde, G.  “Estándares y evaluación (Educational standards and evaluation). In S. Schartzman, Ed.  Una neuvas agenda para la reforma educative en American Latina (The new agenda in education reform in Latin America), Instituto Fernando Henrique Cardoso/CIEPLAN, Rio de Janeiro, 2006.

Valverde, G., “La articulación de un systrema de politicas en evaluación y curriculo (The articulation of a system of policies in evaluation and curriculum)”, Cuadernos nacionales “Educación, desarrollo:  Menos pobrez”, Tercera Época, Número 8, 2006, Panama City, Panama.

Wagner, A. “Measuring Up, Internationally:  Developing knowledge and skills for the global knowledge economy,” National Center Report #06-7, National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education, San Jose, 2006.


Valverde, G., “Measuring student learning and quality standards for learning assessments”, USAID Regional Education Workshop for Latin America and the Caribbean, Miami, May 2006.

Valverde, G. “Testing and standards policies:  International trends and current status in Latin America”, Universidad Catolica del Uruguay, Monivideo, August 2006.

Valverde, G.  “How do U.S. school children compare to their international peers?”, Phi Delta Kappan/Capital District Association for Women in Administration, Albany, November 2006.

Wagner, A., “Measuring Up, 2006:  A Report Card … “, Panelist, Press conference, National Press Club, Washington, D.C., September 2006.

Wagner, A., “Measuring Up, 2006:  How does American higher education compare internationally?”, Associates Program, National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education, October 2006.

Wagner, A. (2007), “How does the U.S. measure up?”, invited presentation, Emerging Issues Forum on Transforming Higher Education:  A Competitive Advantage for North Carolina, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, February 1-2, 2007.

Wagner, A. (2007), “Are we competitive globally?”, keynote address, 15th Annual Education Finance Summit, 2007 theme:  Preparing Students for a Global Economy, National Conference of State Legislatures, Denver, February 16, 2007.