ERIC Number: EJ664377
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
Reference Count: N/A
Fast Track or Failure: A Study of the Graduation and Dropout Rates of Ph.D. Students in Economics.
van Ours, J. C.; Ridder, G.
Economics of Education Review, v22 n2 p157-66 Apr 2003
Analyzes Ph.D. education procedures for economics in The Netherlands. Finds that universities are successful in persuading students to quit who are unlikely to graduate or to graduate in a timely manner. Also finds that active researchers who supervise doctoral candidates have low dropout and high graduation rates, because they attract good students. (PKP)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Netherlands