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Karpefors, Max; van Riemsdijk, Micheline – Journal of Education and Work, 2020
The Palestinian information technology (IT) sector is growing. Meanwhile, an ongoing out-migration of IT professionals and graduates is taking place. Drawing on group, pair and individual interviews, as well as fieldwork observations, this paper investigates highly skilled IT students' intentions to stay in or to leave the West Bank. In…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Information Technology, Student Mobility
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Bratsberg, Bernt; Nyen, Torgeir; Raaum, Oddbjørn – Journal of Education and Work, 2020
Some countries have certifying institutions for competence acquired at the workplace. These institutions provide incentives for workplace training that may have favourable effects on productivity, earnings and labour market participation. We present evidence on the earnings effects of attaining vocational qualifications in adulthood through two…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Apprenticeships, Workplace Learning, Work Experience
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Gaurav, Sarthak; Sheikh, Rayees Ahmad – Journal of Education and Work, 2020
Medicine and engineering are two of the most sought after professions in India. However, despite the popularity of these two professions and structural issues in the tertiary education system, not much is known about the correlates of working as a doctor or an engineer. In this paper, we use unit-level data from a nationally representative sample…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Occupations, Medicine, Engineering
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Wieschke, Johannes – Journal of Education and Work, 2020
Changes in wages and other job characteristics during an individual's career are often the result of job mobility. Using a sample of Bavarian university graduates, this work analyses the effects that employer changes have on men's and women's wages. For this, employer changes are grouped into three categories in order to account for different…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Occupational Mobility, Wages, Females
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Rudakov, Victor; Roshchin, Sergey – Journal of Education and Work, 2019
This paper analyses the impact of academic achievement on future salaries by looking into the grade point average (GPA)-earnings relationship for graduates of a leading Russian university. The study is based on pooled cross-sectional graduate survey data for 2014-2015. The issue of how student academic achievement impacts future labour market…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academic Achievement, Salaries, Grade Point Average
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Fernandez, Frank; Liu, Huacong – Journal of Education and Work, 2019
Policymakers are increasingly concerned that employees need both foundational skills, such as numeracy, and soft skills to take better advantage of new technologies and adapt to changing work. In this study, we examined the relationships between the use of soft skills and occupational outcomes among a nationally representative sample of adult…
Descriptors: 21st Century Skills, Employment Qualifications, Job Skills, Skill Development
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Gopalan, Neena; Goodman, Suki; Hardy, Anneli; Jacobs, Carla – Journal of Education and Work, 2019
While there has been a proliferation of interest and research into work-family studies we know little about how employees who study while working manage their multiple and sometimes conflicting roles. This research focuses on non-traditional students (NTS), whose representation in the general student population has increased, and explores how they…
Descriptors: Nontraditional Students, Individual Characteristics, Student Satisfaction, Student Responsibility
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Hulliger, Beat; Hong Thu, Nguyen Thi – Journal of Education and Work, 2019
Based on the Vietnamese Household Living Standard Survey (VHLSS) 2014, the factors of participation in education and/or labour market of Vietnamese adolescents in the age range 11 to 18 is studied. Children working too much, in particular at age 11 to 15, are actually in child labour, and also older adolescents may compromise their future due to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adolescents, Youth Employment, Education
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Mansuy, Michèle; Werquin, Patrick – Journal of Education and Work, 2018
For young people in the southern Mediterranean, labour market entry is long and difficult. Empirical tests carried out in one Moroccan region show that informal employment largely predominates among young people. Even if a qualification does not protect them from unemployment, it is necessary for access to formal jobs. Experience in the labour…
Descriptors: Career Choice, Employment, Foreign Countries, Labor Market
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Lim, Jung-Yon; Lee, Young-Min – Journal of Education and Work, 2018
This study explores the patterns and characteristics of job mobility among Korean youth through sequential analysis. It verifies initial career formation patterns to identify important implications in developing policies for effective labor market performance, using 15 years of job history data from the Korean Labor & Income Panel of the Korea…
Descriptors: Occupational Mobility, Youth Employment, Employment Patterns, Foreign Countries
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Dahlstedt, Magnus; Sandberg, Fredrik; Fejes, Andreas; Olson, Maria – Journal of Education and Work, 2018
The aim of this article is to problematize the ways class and gender are played out in adult students' narratives about their occupational choice and future. Drawing on Beverly Skeggs, we analyse how students think about future occupations, what motivates them towards these and how they are able to form their future in relation to them. Taking on…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adult Education, Gender Differences, Social Differences
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Tran, Thi Tuyet – Journal of Education and Work, 2018
Literature suggests that educational attainment is one of the significant factors affecting youth transition to work. The process of capital accumulation through education is suggested as the key marker of social inclusion and exclusion. This paper compares the educational attainment among youth in Vietnam with their status in employment. It uses…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Education Work Relationship, Educational Attainment, Comparative Analysis
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Orupabo, Julia – Journal of Education and Work, 2018
A key insight from studies of gender segregation is that the allocation of different groups to different positions in the labour market is strongly related to ascribed status. Shared gendered cultural beliefs generally portray men as more competent and of a higher status than women, and position some workers as more suited than others to perform…
Descriptors: Education Work Relationship, Race, Ethnicity, Gender Differences
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Hailemariam, Abebe – Journal of Education and Work, 2018
This article examines the long-run effect of higher education, measured in average years of tertiary schooling, on the level and growth rate of national per capita income. It uses an improved dataset on educational attainments which not only reduces measurement error but also overcomes data comparability issues and allows us to estimate the…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Higher Education, Educational History, Human Capital
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Wilde, Rachel J.; Leonard, Pauline – Journal of Education and Work, 2018
'Enterprise' has increasingly become part of the United Kingdom's political grammar and efforts to develop entrepreneurial traits and activities in young people have been a key strand of this policy focus. As the 2008 economic recession saw a curtailed youth labour market, enterprise emerged as an appealing policy 'solution' to youth unemployment.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Entrepreneurship, Gender Differences, Youth Programs
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