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    Homophily Evolution in Online Networks: Who Is a Good Friend and When?

    Homophily is considered by network scientists as one of the major mechanisms of social network formation. However, the role of dynamic homophily in the network growth process has not been investigated in detai...

    Sofia Dokuka, Diliara Valeeva in Analysis of Images, Social Networks and Te… (2017)

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    Which Peers Matter: How Social Ties Affect Peer-group Effects

    We study how the achievements of university students are influenced by the characteristics and achievements of peers in individuals’ social networks. Defining peer group in terms of friendship and study partne...

    Oleg Poldin, Diliara Valeeva, Maria Yudkevich in Research in Higher Education (2016)

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    Global Visibility and Local Engagement: Can They Go Together?

    Recent wide-scale reforms in the higher education sector in Russia affect all segments of the academic market. In mass education, the goal is to improve quality, to provide equal access for high-quality educat...

    Maria Yudkevich in Matching Visibility and Performance (2016)

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    Academics and Higher Education Expansion

    Maria Yudkevich in Encyclopedia of International Higher Education Systems and Institutions

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    The Impact of University Academic Culture and Leadership on the Symptoms of “Global Ranking Fever”

    In this chapter we discuss how institutional culture of the academic system affects university’s response to global rankings pressure. Rankings as strong public measures determine the process of organizational...

    Ivan Pavlyutkin, Maria Yudkevich in Global Challenges, National Initiatives, a… (2016)

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    Global university rankings: The “Olympic Games” of higher education?

    Global university rankings are often thought of as games, defined by roles and rules that universities must play in order to confirm their legitimacy and gain visibility as actors in the global academic market...

    Maria Yudkevich, Philip G. Altbach, Laura E. Rumbley in PROSPECTS (2015)

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    Academic inbreeding: local challenge, global problem

    “Academic inbreeding”—involving the appointment of faculty members who graduated from the institution employing them—is considered a small and peripheral aspect of the academic profession but is quite widespre...

    Philip G. Altbach, Maria Yudkevich, Laura E. Rumbley in Asia Pacific Education Review (2015)

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    Academic Inbreeding and Mobility in Higher Education
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    Formation and Evolution Mechanisms in Online Network of Students: The Vkontakte Case

    The mechanisms of real-world social network formation and evolution are one of the most important topics in the field of network science. In this study we collect data about the development of the Vkontakte (a...

    Sofia Dokuka, Diliara Valeeva in Analysis of Images, Social Networks and Te… (2015)

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    Academic Inbreeding: Local Challenge, Global Problem

    Why examine “academic inbreeding,” a seemingly small and peripheral aspect of the academic profession, involving the appointment of faculty members who graduated from the institution employing them? Academic Inbr...

    Philip G. Altbach, Maria Yudkevich in Academic Inbreeding and Mobility in Higher… (2015)

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    Academic Inbreeding: State of the Literature

    The problem of faculty inbreeding has been studied by researchers around the world for nearly a century. This chapter presents a thorough summary of the main studies focused on this phenomenon, beginning with ...

    Olga Gorelova, Maria Yudkevich in Academic Inbreeding and Mobility in Higher Education (2015)

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    Academic Immobility and Inbreeding in Russian Universities

    The academic productivity of universities depends on academic staff as well as on management structures at these institutions that are able and qualified to provide conditions for productive work, reasonable d...

    Elizaveta Sivak, Maria Yudkevich in Academic Inbreeding and Mobility in Higher Education (2015)

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    The Global Future of Higher Education and the Academic Profession
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    Changing Realities: Russian Higher Education and the Academic Profession

    Three perspectives dominate modern debates about higher education in Russia and the prospects of national universities. Some observers believe that the Russian higher education system is one of the best in the...

    Gregory Androushchak, Yaroslav Kuzminov in The Global Future of Higher Education and … (2013)