Category
R&D and Innovation

Brief overview
APLU’s Competitiveness and Economic Prosperity (CICEP)  is working to develop metrics on human and knowledge capital produced by public universities that increase regional economic development.  They are currently focused on identifying plausible measures that capture contributions in these areas made by public universities.

Level
Development of university-level metrics of human and knowledge capital creation that impact local economies.

Coverage
Universities will have access to the data so as to promote and improve their benefit to their local economy.

Measures
They are currently in the process of identifying potential metrics of human  and knowledge capital. Possible indicators include: unfunded agreements between universities and industry, student engagement in regional economic activities, and the value of provided technical assistance.

Frequency
The database has not yet been created

Method
Still in development stages.

Access
Link to APLU

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