The OECD Bío Bío review report is available here .
The executive summary is available here.
The Bío Bío Region has pioneered regional development in Chile. It has a high concentration of higher education and research activity. Its universities and other higher education institutions have made significant progress in widening access to education. But challenges remain: the Bío Bío Region continues to suffer from brain drain as well as higher than average unemployment and poverty rates. This joint OECD and World Bank review explores a range of helpful policy measures and institutional reforms to mobilise higher education for the development of the Bío Bío Region.
Higher education has been defined as a high-priority sector for regional development.
By participating in the OECD Review of Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) in Regional Development, the region hopes to:
More information about the Bío Bío Region, its higher education institutions, and the HEIs' role in regional development
Martin ZILIC HREPIC
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