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Original article | Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research 2022, Vol. 17(4) 8-44

An Analysis of Research on The Efficiency of Higher Education in Türkiye

Münevver Çeti̇n & Muammer Maral

pp. 8 - 44   |  DOI:   |  Manu. Number: MANU-2207-24-0005.R1

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The aim of this study is to present the general trend and direction of the research, both in terms of content and methodology, from a critical point of view by examining the studies on the efficiency of higher education in Türkiye and thus, to shed light on new research to be done and to make suggestions to researchers. Bibliographic analysis and descriptive content analysis methods were chosen in the research. Data was obtained from Web of Science, Scopus, EBSCO, ProQuest Dissertations and Theses Global, Google Scholar, Sobiad, National Thesis Center of the Council of Higher Education, TR Index databases. 70 studies meeting the determined criteria are included in this study. As a result of the research, it has been concluded that there is an increase in the number of research on the efficiency of higher education institutions, and the research focused on universities, data envelopment analysis is used more as an analysis method, the number of methods used is low, the most output-oriented BCC model is preferred among the efficiency measurement models, current data are not used in research, the number of units examined is low, and state universities are examined more. In addition to that, it has been concluded that the number of personnel, financial inputs, number of students, physical resources, the unit numbers represent almost the entire input set, and the outputs used in research are basically represented by four different outputs, which are students, research, project and publication, financial variables, and academic success, and the purpose of this study is directed to different problems, but the scope of the research can be improved.

Keywords: Education, Efficiency, Efficiency Analysis, Higher Education, Research

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Ceti̇n, M. & Maral, M. (2022). An Analysis of Research on The Efficiency of Higher Education in Türkiye . Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research, 17(4), 8-44. doi: 10.29329/epasr.2022.478.1

Ceti̇n, M. and Maral, M. (2022). An Analysis of Research on The Efficiency of Higher Education in Türkiye . Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research, 17(4), pp. 8-44.

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Ceti̇n, Munevver and Muammer Maral (2022). "An Analysis of Research on The Efficiency of Higher Education in Türkiye ". Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research 17 (4):8-44. doi:10.29329/epasr.2022.478.1.

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