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Xu, Yonghong Jade – Journal of Career Development, 2017
Data from a national survey are used to examine how individual characteristics and social structural factors may influence college graduates choosing an occupation that is congruent with their undergraduate field of study. Analysis is conducted separately for males and females and for students in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics…
Descriptors: Females, Career Choice, College Graduates, Majors (Students)
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Caricati, Luca; Chiesa, Rita; Guglielmi, Dina; Mariani, Marco Giovanni – Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 2016
The research undertaken for this article aims to analyse the correspondence between perceived employability and the actual national employment rate among Italian students and graduates undertaking different courses in a large Italian university. Data were collected through a cross-sectional survey of 2087 students in 19 faculties, and compared…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Employment Potential, Graduate Surveys, Comparative Analysis
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Staklis, Sandra; Skomsvold, Paul – National Center for Education Statistics, 2014
This Statistics in Brief examines the employment outcomes of college graduates 1 year after earning a bachelor's degree. It compares 2007-08 bachelor's degree recipients who graduated at the start of the recent recession with their peers who graduated in 1992-93 and 1999-2000. Different labor market conditions characterized these three time…
Descriptors: College Graduates, Bachelors Degrees, Employment, Unemployment
Lerman, Robert I. – 2000
This brief examines the work patterns of 16- to 17-year-old high school students, focusing on: whether teens in low-income families work as much as or more than other teens; how high school students' work patterns vary by race and gender; and whether work by teenagers is associated with negative school-related outcomes. Research indicates that…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Employment Patterns, High School Students, High Schools
Burillo, Madeline – ProQuest LLC, 2012
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to describe and compare the demographic trends from 2002 to 2010 of students who completed marketable skills programs at Texas community colleges. In addition, the extent to which statistically significant changes occurred in the ethnic and gender diversity of MSAA completers from 2002 to 2010 was reviewed.…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Ethnicity, Sex
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Lee, Kristen Schultz; Tufis, Paula A.; Alwin, Duane F. – Journal of Marriage and Family, 2010
This research investigates change in gender beliefs in Japan during a period of economic hard times in the late 1990s. Using data from the International Social Survey Programme on the Japanese population from 1994 (n = 1,054) and 2002 (n = 872), we examined how cohort replacement and intracohort change contributed to changes in gender beliefs. We…
Descriptors: Labor Force Nonparticipants, Sanctions, Employment Patterns, Foreign Countries
Swart, Kathryn D. – ProQuest LLC, 2011
Background and Purpose: Physical therapy (PT) is an essential component of the healthcare system in providing a comprehensive treatment plan for patients with functional limitations. The demand for physical therapy services is projected to expand in the next eight years, leading to an increased need for practicing physical therapists. The Mountain…
Descriptors: Physical Therapy, Allied Health Personnel, Graduates, Employment
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Zirkle, Chris; Jeffery, Jeremy; Shrewe, Laine – Career and Technical Education Research, 2019
Retaining qualified career and technical education teachers (CTE) is crucial to the continued supply and reduced demand of these types of teachers. Demographic data and emerging trends of CTE teachers were analyzed for those teachers who completed a summer workshop as part of alternative licensure. Some of the emerging trends included shifts in…
Descriptors: Alternative Teacher Certification, Vocational Education Teachers, Teacher Persistence, Enrollment
Plane, Jandelyn – ProQuest LLC, 2010
This study explores the representation of women in computer science at the tertiary level through data collected about undergraduate computer science education at Kabul University in Afghanistan. Previous studies have theorized reasons for underrepresentation of women in computer science, and while many of these reasons are indeed present in…
Descriptors: Computer Science Education, Females, Focus Groups, Disproportionate Representation
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Gass, Jesse D.; Stein, Dan J.; Williams, David R.; Seedat, Soraya – Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 2011
Despite a high prevalence of intimate partner violence in South Africa, few epidemiological studies have assessed individual risk factors and differential vulnerability by gender. This study seeks to analyze gender differences in risk for intimate partner violence victimization and perpetration according to childhood and adult risk factors in a…
Descriptors: Family Violence, Low Income, Incidence, Educational Attainment
Bon, Susan C. – International Journal of Education Policy and Leadership, 2009
In this experimental study, a national random sample of high school principals (stratified by gender) were asked to evaluate hypothetical applicants whose resumes varied by religion (Jewish, Catholic, nondenominational) and gender (male, female) for employment as assistant principals. Results reveal that male principals rate all applicants higher…
Descriptors: Principals, High Schools, Sampling, Personnel Evaluation
Hershbein, Brad J.; Kearney, Melissa S.; Pardue, Luke W. – W. E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, 2020
We conduct an empirical simulation exercise that gauges the plausible impact of increased rates of college attainment on a variety of measures of income inequality and economic insecurity. Using two different methodological approaches--a distributional approach and a causal parameter approach--we find that increased rates of bachelor's and…
Descriptors: Simulation, Income, Economic Status, Educational Attainment
Hershbein, Brad J.; Kearney, Melissa S.; Pardue, Luke W. – W. E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, 2020
This policy brief discusses an empirical simulation exercise that gauges the plausible impact of increased rates of college attainment on a variety of measures of income inequality and economic insecurity. The results reveal that increasing college attainment would shrink gaps between the 90th percentile and lower half of the earnings…
Descriptors: Simulation, Income, Economic Status, Educational Attainment
Washington Higher Education Coordinating Board, 2006
Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 bans discrimination in schools receiving federal financial assistance with regard to both academics and athletics. The law has helped ensure that women have access to both academic and athletic opportunities at most higher education institutions in the United States, dramatically increasing the range…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Athletics, Technical Institutes, Community Colleges
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Fabian, Ellen S. – Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin, 2007
Although postsecondary employment outcomes for transition-age youth with disabilities have improved over the past decade, minority youth with disabilities continue to lag behind their peers in achieving a job. This study of predominantly minority youth participating in the Marriott Foundation's Bridges From School to Work Program from 2000 to 2005…
Descriptors: Urban Youth, Employment Potential, Disabilities, Education Work Relationship
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