From School to Work: A Comparative Study of Educational Qualifications and Occupational Destinations

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Clarendon Press, 1998 - Business & Economics - 550 pages
This fascinating comparative study presents the latest research into the value of qualifications for the attainment of first job, and in securing employment. A team of some of the world's leading scholars in the field examine the ways in which educational qualifications affect the occupational outcomes of men and women in thirteen countries. The book features chapters on each of these countries, together with a lead chapter which integrates them, and analyses them comparatively.; The authors present a wealth of rich and detailed information on educational institutions in these various countrie.

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About the author (1998)

Yossi Shavit is a Professor of Sociology at Tel Aviv University. Walter Muller is a Professor of Sociology at the University of Mannheim.

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