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Universities and Colleges as Economic Drivers

Video duration: 26:46Video has closed captioning.

Deputy Director of Research at the Rockefeller Institute of Government and UAlbany Professor, Dr. Jason Lane, co-editor of 'Universities and Colleges as Economic Drivers,' sits down with us to discuss the role of higher education in economic development. Also, analysis of the latest news including the continued fall of mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner and Eliot Spitzer's run at elected office.

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