Iowa Social Science Research Center

University of Iowa Professor Leads Effort to Create Center to Study International Competitiveness

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A new collaborative center that seeks to provide research leadership in the study of complex international competitiveness issues is hosting a summit with a unique goal – to promote large-scale, team-based interdisciplinary research generating breakthrough knowledge for major advancement, particularly on topics that have public policy implications. Kevin Leicht, University of Iowa Professor of Sociology and Director of the Social Science Research Center, is a member of the research summit organizing committee.

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