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This study examines how the effect of entrepreneurship education on students' entrepreneurial intentions is (1) contingent on the mode of education (active, e.g. business plan seminar, vs reflective, e.g. theory lectures), (2) contingent on the regional context and (3) complemented by...
Over the last decade, many countries have experienced dramatic increases in university enrolment, which, when not matched by compensating increases in other inputs, have resulted in larger class sizes. Using administrative records from a leading UK university, we present evidence on the effects...
More females than males have been attending Canadian universities over the past decade and this gender imbalance in university participation has been increasing. We use the Linear Probability and Logit models to investigate the determinants of attending university and explore the reasons for the...
Economists tend to exalt the virtues of free international trade, while politicians are more skeptical. This paper suggests that this is the case because politicians mainly worry about the income distribution effects of trade liberalization, while economists focus on efficiency. Using textbook...
Both the European Community, its member countries and the United States have stimulated schools to implement entrepreneurship programs into schooling curricula on a large scale, based on the idea that entrepreneurial competencies and mindsets must be developed at school. The leading and...
This paper analyzes the impact of a leading entrepreneurship education program on college students' entrepreneurship competencies and intentions using an instrumental variables approach in a difference-in-differences framework. We exploit that the program was offered to students at one location...
This paper presents empirical evidence of the international integration of Swedish economic historians. Contrary to the claims of a recent national evaluation of the discipline, the Swedish shares of international publications and conference presentations are robustly below available...
Der vorliegende Beitrag versucht den Einfluss und die Größenordnung der akademischen Bildung in den Wirtschaftswissenschaften, vor allem der Standardlehrbücher, abzuschätzen und fragt kritisch, auf welchem Bildungsverständnis die moderne Wirtschaftswissenschaft implizit beruht. Unter...
Das Paper skizziert Überlegungen, die zur Gründung der Cusanus Hochschule geführt haben. Kritisch wurde insbesondere der Verlust des Humboldtschen Bildungsideals durch die Universitätsreformen im Zuge des 1999 ausgerufenen Bologna-Prozesses gesehen. Die Gründung der Cusanus Hochschule...