Gender di ¤ erences in educational attainment : Evidence on the role of the tracking age from a Finnish quasi-experiment

@inproceedings{Pekkarinen2005GenderD,
  title={Gender di ¤ erences in educational attainment : Evidence on the role of the tracking age from a Finnish quasi-experiment},
  author={Tuomas Pekkarinen},
  year={2005}
}
Gender Differences in Educational Attainment: Evidence on the Role of the Tracking Age from a Finnish Quasi-Experiment This paper studies the relationship between the timing of tracking of pupils into vocational and academic secondary education and gender differences in educational attainment and income. We argue that in a system that streams students into vocational and academic tracks relatively late (age 15-16), girls are more likely to choose the academic track than boys because of gender… CONTINUE READING

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