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Liwinski, Jacek; Pastore, Francesco – Research in Higher Education, 2021
We test for the signaling hypothesis versus the human capital theory using the Wiles test in a country which has experienced a dramatic increase in the supply of skills in a relatively short period of time. For this purpose, we construct a job match index based on the usefulness of school-provided skills and the relevance of the job performed to…
Descriptors: Transfer of Training, Education Work Relationship, Human Capital, Foreign Countries
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Aprile, Roberto; Nicoliello, Mario – Accounting Education, 2016
The paper is focused on an interesting aspect of accounting education: based on the analysis of the syllabi of "Economia Aziendale" ("EA") from all 65 Italian universities teaching economics or business administration, strong inconsistencies emerge among themselves and between syllabi and theory. The choice of the analysed…
Descriptors: Accounting, Course Descriptions, Universities, Financial Audits
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Galassi, Giuseppe – Accounting Education, 2011
In his commentary, from the perspective of a professor who has spent a lifetime in a highly vocational scientific field like accounting and business economics, Giuseppe Galassi puts forth an alternate proposal to the one suggested in Bloom and Webinger's (2011) article. Bloom and Webinger suggest that disciplines, including management, economics,…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Accounting, Business Administration Education, Educational Change
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del Rio, Coral; Alonso-Villar, Olga – Social Indicators Research, 2010
The aim of this paper is to study occupational segregation by gender in Spain, which is a country where occupational segregation explains a large part of the gender wage gap. As opposed to previous studies, this paper measures not only overall segregation, but also the segregation of several population subgroups. For this purpose, this paper uses…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Labor Market, Salary Wage Differentials
Roane, Warren – 1999
In Latin America private universities are a recent phenomenon; Uruguay began its experiment with privatization only 15 years ago. This study explores several factors which have impeded formation of private universities by analyzing the "failures" of three institutions. The theoretical framework of the study is based on work by D.C. Levy…
Descriptors: Developing Institutions, Foreign Countries, Government School Relationship, Higher Education
Ryan, Pat – 1996
Epideictic rhetoric, expression of praise or blame, animates much communication, from gossip to sermons, from commercial ads to love letters. Even when writing for purposes other than to judge, writers often frame their talk with implicit or explicit expressions of praise for individuals or groups or ideas considered "good." Epideictic…
Descriptors: Audience Awareness, Communication Skills, Higher Education, Persuasive Discourse
Mid-Hudson Migrant Education Center, New Paltz, NY. – 1983
Written in Spanish, the guide comprises the kindergarten level unit of a career education curriculum designed for migrant students. The unit focuses on 11 jobs encompassed by two occupational clusters, arts/humanities and homemaking: teacher, artist, musician, dancer, actor, puppeteer, tailor, janitor, housekeeper, waiter, and child care worker.…
Descriptors: Career Education, Educational Games, Elementary School Mathematics, Homemakers
Lube, Edna Droz; Calero, Reinaldo – 1980
As part of a U.S. Department of Agriculture research project on young adults, a questionnaire was distributed in the fall of 1977 to all agriculture science and home economics students at the University of Puerto Rico in order to determine their personal and parental backgrounds; work, college, and high school experiences; life goals and attitudes…
Descriptors: Academic Aspiration, Agricultural Colleges, Agriculture, Career Choice