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Research on the Contribution of Higher Education to Economic Growth Rate in Jiangsu Province

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DOI: 10.25236/ICRTPE.2019.168


Bangquan Wang, Yuhan Wang

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Bangquan Wang


It is found that the contribution rate of national higher education to economic growth in 1999-2009 is higher than that in Jiangsu Province; 2010-2015, the contribution rate of higher education in Jiangsu Province to economic growth was higher than that of the whole country; the contribution rate of advantageous disciplines and key disciplines to economic growth was much higher than the contribution rate of the scale expandability of China’s higher schools to economic growth. Therefore, Jiangsu Province should continue to develop advantageous disciplines and key disciplines, appropriately expand the scale of postgraduate enrollment; create a “soft environment”, retain talents, and at the same time increase the attractiveness of talents, especially high-end talents, accelerate the accumulation of talents; form a cluster of advantageous industries. There is necessary to attract talents through industry, adhere to training and introduction, focus on training, and pay attention to the employment quality of graduates, especially high-quality employment.


Jiangsu Province; higher education; economic growth; disciplines; training