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The number of Internet users as percentage of population varies significantly across transition countries. While some transition countries post penetration rates that exceed the performance of Western European laggards, most lag well behind Western European performance. Take-up growth is very...
In recent years, the potential use of information and communication technologies (ICT) and, more particularly, the Internet as an instrument of change, and economic development and growth has attracted considerable attention. Whereas much of the policy discussion has focused on the promotion of...
The number of Internet users as percentage of population varies significantly across transition countries. While some transition countries post penetration rates that exceed the performance of Western European laggards, most lag well behind Western European performance. Take-up growth is very...
In recent years, the potential use of information and communication technologies (ICT) and, more particularly, the Internet as an instrument of change, and economic development and growth has attracted considerable attention. Whereas much of the policy discussion has focused on the promotion of...
This paper provides evidence of heterogeneity in the returns to higher education in the UK. Attending the most prestigious universities leads to a wage premium of up to 6% for males. The rise in participation in higher education also led to a greater sorting of students and an increase in the...
This paper provides evidence of heterogeneity in the returns to higher education in the UK. Attending the most prestigious universities leads to a wage premium of up to 6% for males. The rise in participation in higher education also led to a greater sorting of students and an increase in the...
This paper provides evidence of heterogeneity in the returns to higher education in the UK. Attending the most prestigious universities leads to a wage premium of up to 6% for males. The rise in participation in higher education also led to a greater sorting of students and an increase in the...
There is a vast body of research that has focused on the determinants of qualification attainment and staying on in post-compulsory education Generally, those with a higher measure of innate ability are more likely to undertake additional qualifications or remain in full-time education than...
Although there are some estimates of the incidence of late learning1 and the economic rewards achieved by those in possession of formally recognised qualifications, little is known about the personal or family characteristics associated with those engaged in late learning, the associated costs...