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Santos, João M.; Horta, Hugo – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2018
Research agenda setting is a critical dimension in the creation of knowledge since it represents the starting point of a process that embeds individual researchers' (and the communities that they identify themselves with) interest for shedding light on topical unknowns, intrinsic and extrinsic factors underpinning that motivation, and the ambition…
Descriptors: Agenda Setting, Postsecondary Education as a Field of Study, Educational Research, Educational Researchers
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Cattaneo, Mattia; Horta, Hugo; Malighetti, Paolo; Meoli, Michele; Paleari, Stefano – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2017
This study analyses the university choices of male and female students in Italy over the 2003-2012 period and for two sub-periods before (2003-2008) and after (2009-2012) the 2008 financial crisis. The analysis is guided by human capital, signalling and preference theories and implemented through a competing destinations model that controls for…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Choice, Economic Factors, Gender Differences