Received: 2019-09-10  |  Accepted: 2019-10-24  |  Published: 2019-12-15

Title

Analysis of the institutional building and sustainable development of higher education in transition economies


Abstract

The scientific discussion regarding the processes of the origin, formation, sustainable development, and institutional change of economic institutions in transition economies took place almost simultaneously with the transition of these economies from the rails of the administrative-command platform to market forms of economic activity. Since then, it has been actively, continuously and quite sharply raised and discussed in a plethora of scientific publications on the problems of theory and practice of social and economic development using the examples of several countries. Despite the background and history of studying these processes that go almost thirty year back, economic science has not developed a common understanding and generally accepted system of interpretation and interpretation of this relevant phenomenon. This paper provides an analysis of the institutional building and sustainable development of higher education in transition economies. We use the examples of former socialist countries to show how the reforms of higher education intended to increase its competitiveness and international prestige, often backfired and led to institutional issues.


Keywords

transition economies, institutions, higher education, regional development, sustainability, universities


JEL classifications

B52 , I21 , O10


URI

http://jssidoi.org/jesi/article/446


DOI


Pages

1413-1423


Funding

This paper was supported by the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation, Project No. 26.6124.2017/8.9 "Identification of institutions and organizational mechanisms for the merger of universities in the context of the socio-economic development of the region".

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Authors

Volchik, Vyacheslav
Southern Federal University, Rostov-on-Don, Russian Federation https://www.sfedu.ru
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Zhuk, Alexander
Southern Federal University, Rostov-on-Don, Russian Federation https://www.sfedu.ru
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Oganesyan, Anna
Southern Federal University, Rostov-on-Don, Russian Federation https://www.sfedu.ru
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Abrhám, Josef
Metropolitan University Prague, Prague, Czech Republic https://www.mup.cz
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Journal title

Entrepreneurship and Sustainability Issues

Volume

7


Number

2


Issue date

December 2019


Issue DOI


ISSN

ISSN 2345-0282 (online)


Publisher

VšĮ Entrepreneurship and Sustainability Center, Vilnius, Lithuania

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