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Jessica Brown
Senior Manager, Knowledge Services, AACSB International
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With the recent release of the report, The Promise of Business Doctoral Education, it seems like a great reason to take a closer look at some of the doctoral trends we have seen in AACSB’s annual data collection over the past 5 years. The following tables are based on a controlled set of 519 schools that participated in all year of the Business School Questionnaire from 2008-09 through 2012-13. Of these 519 schools, a subset of 186 schools reported doctoral data in at least one year and a subset of 119 schools reported doctoral data in all of the listed years. Continue reading
Posted Oct 8, 2013 at AACSB Data and Research Blog
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We all know that enrollments are big news in higher education, but how can you be sure that the numbers you see are actually comparable? For this post, we limited our data to only AACSB accredited schools that participated in the Business School Questionnaire in every year from 2007-08 to 2011-12. These 482 schools provided data in all years, so comparing across the set can give us a better view of how the larger enrollment trends actually play out in our accredited schools. Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2012 at AACSB Data and Research Blog
Business schools have a difficult job in determining which academic disciplines they should include in their program offerings. They need to offer a well-rounded education and, at the same time, prepare their students for those business disciplines that will be most helpful when finding the right career after graduation. How often do business schools readjust their program offerings? Have they changed in the past 10 years? To take a look at program offerings via disciplines, we created a controlled set of376 schools that participated in both the 2001-02 Business School Questionnaire and the 2010-11 Business School Questionnaire and used this set to find what percentage of schools offer specific discipline degree programs at the undergraduate level. Continue reading
Posted Jan 18, 2012 at AACSB Data and Research Blog
What are the most popular disciplines in business by faculty focus area? The top fields/disciplines represented by faculty members based on the Salary Survey data collected in 2010-11 are Accounting, Economics, Finance, and Management. While this isn't a tremendous surprise to those in the management education field, it is interesting to see the popularity of different disciplines based on business school hiring choices. Continue reading
Posted May 4, 2011 at AACSB Data and Research Blog
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Gender is a hot topic in education today at all levels. This post takes a quick look at the gender balance among administrative positions at AACSB member schools. Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2011 at AACSB Data and Research Blog
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