Improving Higher Education in Developing Countries
EDI SEMINAR SERIES
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At the time of writing, Angela Ransom was a research analyst in the Human Resources Division of the World Bank's Economic Development Institute; Siew-Mun Khoo was chief librarian at the University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Viswanathan Selvaratnam is a higher-education specialist in the World Bank's Education and Social Policy Department.
Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data
Ransom, Angela, 1956-
Improving higher education in developing countries / Angela
This report summarizes the proceedings of the seminar organized by
1. Education, Higher-Developing countries-Aims and objectives-Congresses.
EDI Catalog No. 155/030
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