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Transition pathways in Italy and Spain: different patterns, similar vulnerability?

Cristina Iannelli and Asunción Bonmatí

in Transitions from Education to Work in Europe: The Integration of Youth into EU Labour Markets

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199252473
eISBN:
9780191601958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199252475.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Investigates differences and similarities in the school-to-work transition patterns in Italy and Spain and the institutional factors (education, labour market, and family) from which they originate. ... More


Theory and facts

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/9780199210978.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter presents a few theoretical insights and some facts regarding the interaction between labour market institutions and the incentives to accumulate skills. It starts with a brief ... More


University Completion among the Children of Immigrants

Amy C. Lutz

in Unequal Attainments: Ethnic educational inequalities in ten Western countries

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780197265741
eISBN:
9780191771934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265741.003.0007
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter examines the success of the second generation in completing tertiary education in Belgium, Canada, England and Wales, France, the Netherlands and the USA (the only countries for which ... More


Achieving Equity in Secondary and Tertiary Education for Students with Disabilities and Learning Difficulties

Peter Evans and Serge Ebersold

in Lessons in Educational Equality: Successful Approaches to Intractable Problems Around the World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199755011
eISBN:
9780199918867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755011.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

If Education for All is to be achieved, children and students with disabilities and learning and behaviour difficulties must be given the necessary support. This chapter discusses equity in secondary ... More


The Quest for Equity in Higher Education Across Racial, Ethnic, and Gender Groups

Mokubung Nkomo

in Lessons in Educational Equality: Successful Approaches to Intractable Problems Around the World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199755011
eISBN:
9780199918867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755011.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

The inequality that exists in the lower rungs of the education pyramid is multiplied several fold at the tertiary level, where marginalization is acute. This chapter focuses on the challenges and ... More


Gendered Consequences of Vocational Training

Margarita Estévez-Abe

in The Political Economy of Collective Skill Formation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199599431
eISBN:
9780191731518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599431.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter delves into the gendered effects of different training and educational systems. It poses the following three questions. Are some specific types of vocational training and educational ... More


Education and Inequality in a Global Context

Paul Attewell

in Growing Gaps: Educational Inequality around the World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199732180
eISBN:
9780199866182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732180.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter begins with a discussion of the rising demand for more education—especially at the tertiary level—and the internationalization of higher education. It then reviews several theories that ... More


Increasing Gender Equity in Tertiary Science and Engineering Programs

Laura Pilozzi-Edmonds

in Lessons in Educational Equality: Successful Approaches to Intractable Problems Around the World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199755011
eISBN:
9780199918867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755011.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Women are underrepresented in tertiary science and engineering programs in most countries globally. This chapter explores how a pioneering initiative at the University of Dar-es-Salaam in Tanzania ... More


Financing Higher Education: The Options

Nicholas Barr

in The Welfare State as Piggy Bank: Information, Risk, Uncertainty, and the Role of the State

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246595
eISBN:
9780191595936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246599.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter draws together economic theory and the experience of different countries, and discusses how higher education might be organized and funded in ways that are efficient and equitable, ... More


Education systems of Central and Eastern European countries

Kogan Irena

in Europe enlarged: A handbook of education, labour and welfare regimes in Central and Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420640
eISBN:
9781447302230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420640.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter discusses the vertical dimension of the education system, the different levels of education attainment distinguished within the education system, as well as the central dimensions of ... More


Information Problems

Nicholas Barr

in The Welfare State as Piggy Bank: Information, Risk, Uncertainty, and the Role of the State

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246595
eISBN:
9780191595936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246599.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Information problems constrain the usefulness of consumer choice about school education, suggesting that the state will continue to provide the bulk of finance for school education and, separately, ... More


High Participation Systems of Higher Education

Simon Marginson

in High Participation Systems of Higher Education

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198828877
eISBN:
9780191867347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198828877.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

The chapter introduces the remarkable worldwide growth of participation in higher education, defines higher and tertiary education, and discusses and critiques the principal explanations for ... More


International Student Mobility: Sending Country Determinants and Policies

Mary M. Kritz and Douglas T. Gurak

in High-Skilled Migration: Drivers and Policies

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198815273
eISBN:
9780191853029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198815273.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter examines the role that sending country structural factors play in influencing the proportion of tertiary students studying abroad. It examines how outbound mobility ratio (OMR) responds ... More


Poland

Baranowska Anna

in Europe enlarged: A handbook of education, labour and welfare regimes in Central and Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420640
eISBN:
9781447302230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420640.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

The transition to a market economy in Poland started in 1990 with radical and comprehensive reforms aimed at eliminating detailed state intervention in both labour and product markets. Increasing ... More


Second-Generation Attainment and Inequality: Primary and Secondary Effects on Educational Outcomes in Britain and the United States

Mary C. Waters, Anthony Heath, Van C. Tran, and Vikki Boliver

in The Children of Immigrants at School: A Comparative Look at Integration in the United States and Western Europe

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814760949
eISBN:
9780814724354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760949.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter examines the extent to which children of immigrants are able to overcome a host of barriers, including ethnic and racial discrimination, and achieve a postsecondary education. Drawing on ... More


The Road Through College: Twists and Turns

Jeffrey Jensen Arnett

in Emerging Adulthood: The Winding Road from the Late Teens Through the Twenties

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199929382
eISBN:
9780190209643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199929382.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter examines a variety of aspects of emerging adults’ college experiences. The first part of the chapter describes the rise in participation in “tertiary education” over the past century and ... More


Introduction

Robert J. Barro and Jong-Wha Lee

in Education Matters: Global Schooling Gains from the 19th to the 21st Century

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199379231
eISBN:
9780199379262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199379231.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter describes how the book is organized and presents a brief overview of educational expansion over the past two centuries. Education, considered as the preserve of privileged classes until ... More


Conclusion

Daniel Oesch

in Occupational Change in Europe: How Technology and Education Transform the Job Structure

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199680962
eISBN:
9780191761010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680962.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

The conclusion reiterates the book’s three major findings. First, the countries under study have substantially upgraded their employment structure since 1990. Second, employment polarization may ... More


Comparative Data on High Participation Systems

Patrick Clancy and Simon Marginson

in High Participation Systems of Higher Education

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198828877
eISBN:
9780191867347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198828877.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter provides and discusses existing comparative data on higher education participation between various countries. The chapter starts with a review of the principal measures of participation, ... More


Developed Countries

Eric A. Hanushek and Ludger Woessmann

in The Knowledge Capital of Nations: Education and the Economics of Growth

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262029179
eISBN:
9780262329170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029179.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Research in the economics of growth – both theoretical and empirical – has produced surprisingly few resilient results about policies that might promote long-run growth in economically advanced ... More


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