ERIC Number: ED367221
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994-Feb-18
Baccalaureate Origins of Education Doctorates around the World.
Bautista, Edna R.
This study focused on which countries (besides the United States) produced the most doctorates in the education field, based on data provided by the National Research Council. The study combined the baccalaureate origins of education doctorates with the rankings of countries, and considered each country's cultural, social, economic, and political practices. Findings include: (1) the top five ranked countries which produced the most doctorates in education were respectively, Canada, Thailand, Iran, South Korea and Taiwan (tie), and Nigeria; (2) the countries that produced the most men doctorates in education were Canada, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Nigeria, and South Korea; (3) the countries which produced the most women doctorates in education were Thailand, Canada, Taiwan, South Korea, and the Philippines; (4) the top-ranked countries which produced more men than women doctorates in education were Saudi Arabia, Nigeria, Iran, Canada, and Egypt; and (5) the top-ranked countries which produced more women than men doctorates in education were Thailand, the Philippines, Hong Kong, Brazil, and West Germany. The study notes that the U.S. produced more doctorates in education than all the other countries combined between 1980 and 1989, and it hypothesizes that those nations with egalitarian values, booming industries, and stable governments would most likely have more students seeking higher education. An appendix provides complete data for all countries. (Contains 10 references.) (JDD)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
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