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World’s 25 Best Universities For Business And Economics In 2016

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Not surprisingly, in first place, claiming this year’s title of best university for business and economics, is Massachusetts Institute of Technology—or MIT. Number two on the 2016 list of the 25 best universities for business and economics in the world is famous Stanford University, followed by the University of Oxford at No. 3, University of Chicago at No. 4, and Harvard University at number 5.

For this ranking, we looked to the Times Higher Education (THE) list of the world’s best universities, which ranks schools based in which institutions offer the best programs in different disciplines. To put together its list, THE looked to 13 performance indicators in five categories: teaching (32.5% of overall score), research (32.5%), citations (25%), international outlook (7.5%) and industry income (2.5%).

World’s 25 best universities for business and economics in 2016.

Ranking of the best business and economics programs:

1. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, United States
        
2. Stanford University, United States
        
3. University of Oxford, United Kingdom
        
4. University of Chicago, United States
        
5. Harvard University, United States
        
6. Northwestern University, United States
        
7. University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
        
8. University of California, Berkeley, United States
        
9. University of Pennsylvania, United States
        
10. Columbia University, United States
        
11. Tilburg University, Netherlands
        
12. Cornell University, United States
        
13. National University of Singapore, Singapore
        
14. Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong
        
15. University of Minnesota, United States
        
16. Carnegie Mellon University, United States
        
17. Erasmus University Rotterdam, Netherlands
        
18. Peking University, China
        
19. University of British Columbia, Canada
        
20. University of Warwick, United Kingdom
        
21. University of Toronto, Canada
        
22. University of Manchester, United Kingdom
        
23. University of California, San Diego, United States
        
24. University of Mannheim, Germany
        
25. Bocconi University, Italy

World's 25 Best Universities For Business And Economics In 2016

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Prof. Dr. Amarendra Bhushan Dhiraj
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