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Is There Scope for Policy?

Giorgia Brunello, Pietro Garibaldi, and Etienne Wasmer

in Education and Training in Europe

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199210978
eISBN:
9780191705786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199210978.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter discusses how design of training policies is strongly related to the type of market failures conducive to under-provision. The empirical evidence on the relevance of efficiency and ... More


Skill Mismatch and Over‐qualification in the Enlarged Europe

Giorgia Brunello, Pietro Garibaldi, and Etienne Wasmer

in Education and Training in Europe

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199210978
eISBN:
9780191705786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199210978.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Every year, the European economy generates a large number of high school and college / university graduates who begin their search for their first job. The transition from school to work can be slow ... More


Policy implications

Giorgia Brunello, Pietro Garibaldi, and Etienne Wasmer

in Education and Training in Europe

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199210978
eISBN:
9780191705786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199210978.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter examines a few policy implications with respect to education and skills in Europe. Education systems in Europe have done a good job at supplying basic skills, thus suggesting that ... More


Stylized Facts about Workplace Training

Giorgia Brunello, Pietro Garibaldi, and Etienne Wasmer

in Education and Training in Europe

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199210978
eISBN:
9780191705786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199210978.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter documents stylized facts about the distribution of workplace training in Europe (and, when possible, OECD countries) by looking at the most recent cross-comparable datasets available. In ... More


Cohesion and the Supply of General Skills in Europe

Giorgia Brunello, Pietro Garibaldi, and Etienne Wasmer

in Education and Training in Europe

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199210978
eISBN:
9780191705786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199210978.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter examines the evolution of skills provided by schooling systems across Europe, with emphasis on primary and secondary schooling. Important questions addressed in this chapter include: ... More


The Bologna Process and the Future of Clinical Education in Europe: A View from Spain

DIEGO BLÁZQUEZ-MARTÍN

in The Global Clinical Movement: Educating Lawyers for Social Justice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195381146
eISBN:
9780199869305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381146.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter addresses the role that the Bologna Process for the construction of a European Higher Education Area has played in promoting changes in Spanish legal education, and the role that ... More


The Costs and Benefits of Workplace Training

Georgia Brunello, Pietro Garibaldi, and Etienne Wasmer

in Education and Training in Europe

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199210978
eISBN:
9780191705786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199210978.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Efficient provision requires that the marginal private and social benefits of training be equal to marginal private and social costs. Employers in imperfectly competitive labour markets are willing ... More


Exposing scale hegemonies

Natalie Papanastasiou

in The Politics of Scale in Policy: Scalecraft and Education Governance

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447343851
eISBN:
9781447343899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447343851.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The first aim of this chapter is to present an introductory discussion to the book’s empirical focus on education governance. It demonstrates that education governance is a field that is teeming with ... More


The Fear of Teachers’ Religious Identity: The Historical Origins

Perry L. Glanzer, Nathan F. Alleman, and George Marsden

in The Outrageous Idea of Christian Teaching

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190056483
eISBN:
9780190056513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190056483.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

This chapter outlines the origins of the tension purported to exist between being a teacher and a Christian. More explicitly, it explores how the tension between religiously identity-informed ... More


Knowledge, policy and scale

Natalie Papanastasiou

in The Politics of Scale in Policy: Scalecraft and Education Governance

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447343851
eISBN:
9781447343899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447343851.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter argues that critically engaging with scale can extend understandings of the co-constitution of knowledge and policy, and that this stands to develop further insights into how knowledge ... More


Arabic, Latin, and the Discipline of Grammar in the Worlds of Qushayrī and Gerson

F. Dominic Longo

in Spiritual Grammar: Genre and the Saintly Subject in Islam and Christianity

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823275724
eISBN:
9780823277261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823275724.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

The place of the Arabic and Latin languages in the respective cultural milieux in which Qushayrī and Gerson authored their “spiritual grammars” is as important as the significance of the intellectual ... More


The Law of Slavery and the European Ius Commune

R.H. Helmholz

in The Legal Understanding of Slavery: From the Historical to the Contemporary

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199660469
eISBN:
9780191745508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660469.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Legal History

This chapter explores the ways slavery was defined in the medieval and early modern ius commune. It studies some of the consequences of that definition of slavery for men and women in Europe. It ... More


The Fatted Geese?: Irish Boys at Continental Colleges 1850–1900

Ciaran O’Neill

in Catholics of Consequence: Transnational Education, Social Mobility, and the Irish Catholic Elite 1850-1900

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198707714
eISBN:
9780191778759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198707714.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter seeks to update our present understanding of Irish legacies on the Continent and in particular to investigate the extent to which the celebrated phenomenon of Irish Catholic Continental ... More


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