• Pamela A. Lemoine Troy University
  • Robert E. Waller Columbus State University
  • Christopher J. Garretson Columbus State University
  • Michael D. Richardson Global Tertiary Institute 131 Double Tree Lane Livingston, TN 38570


global higher education, technology, economics, globalization


Education across international borders is viewed as a crucial economic outcome of globalization. Economic considerations related to international competitiveness have become a significant driving strength supporting the internationalization of learning.  The argument that education is a major driver of economic competitiveness in an increasingly knowledge-driven global economy is now widely accepted. Educational attainment affects local and global competitiveness because 80 percent of new jobs created in the global knowledge driven economy will require advanced education.


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Pamela A. Lemoine, Robert E. Waller, Christopher J. Garretson, & Michael D. Richardson. (2020). THE CHANGING ECONOMICS OF GLOBAL HIGHER EDUCATION . International Education and Research Journal (IERJ), 6(3). Retrieved from