Drop out from Tertiary Education – Life Courses and Returns to Human Capital

Wednesday, July 16, 2014: 7:30 PM-8:50 PM
Room: Booth 42
RC28 Social Stratification (host committee)

Language: English

Session Organizer:
Nicole TIEBEN, MZES/Mannheim University, Germany
The Effects of School-to-Work Transition Pathways on Economic Outcomes through the Great Recession (Oral Presentation)
Michael VUOLO, Purdue University, USA; Jeylan MORTIMER, University of Minnesota, USA; Jeremy STAFF, Pennsylvania State University, USA

Labour Market Returns of Higher Education Drop-Outs: Human Capital or Signalling? (Oral Presentation)
Mirte SCHOLTEN, MZES/Mannheim University, Germany; Nicole TIEBEN, MZES/Mannheim University, Germany

Mending the Master Programmes: An Effort to Improve Progression and Completion Rates in Graduate Education (Oral Presentation)
Elisabeth HOVDHAUGEN, NIFU, Norway; Mari Wigum FRØSETH, NIFU-Nordic Institute for studies in education, research and innovation, Norway

Do Tertiary Dropout Students Really Not Succeed in European Labour Markets? (Oral Presentation)
Sylke SCHNEPF, European Commission Joint Research Cntr, Italy

Class Differences in Graduation Rates in Selective and Non- Selective Universities in the UK (Oral Presentation)
Andrea CANALES, University of Santiago, Chile