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International Journal of New Developments in Education, 2023, 5(7); doi: 10.25236/IJNDE.2023.050712.

An Empirical Analysis of Higher Education in Tianjin Serving Regional Economic Development


Juanxia Zhao, Xue Li, Jin Qiao

Corresponding Author:
Juanxia Zhao

School of Economics and Management, Tiangong University, Tianjin, China


The development level of higher education in a region is closely related to the economic development of the region. On the one hand, the development of higher education serves the economy. The setting of disciplines and majors in higher education determines the structure of talent training. Different majors cultivate talents in different aspects, affecting regional economic development's speed and quality. On the other hand, economy is the foundation of education development, and the level of economic development restricts the scale, speed, content and structure of higher education development. How to improve the level of higher education to serve the regional economy's development better has become a topic worth paying attention to. Based on the theoretical relationship between higher education and regional economic development, this paper studies higher education from the perspective of talent needs of regional economic development based on the relevant data of Tianjin from 2010 to 2019, draws relevant conclusions by comparing with the data of Beijing and Shanghai, and puts forward suggestions for the future development of higher education in Tianjin.


Higher Education, Regional Economies, Economic Development, High-Quality Talents

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Juanxia Zhao, Xue Li, Jin Qiao. An Empirical Analysis of Higher Education in Tianjin Serving Regional Economic Development. International Journal of New Developments in Education (2023) Vol. 5, Issue 7: 63-73. https://doi.org/10.25236/IJNDE.2023.050712.


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