An International Comparison of School-to-Work Transitions
eduLIFE Lifelong Learning series
Edited by Hans-Peter Blossfeld, Jan Skopek, Moris Triventi and Sandra Buchholz
Chapter 13: Gender Differences at Labor Market Entry in Switzerland
In many countries, women have become increasingly successful in their educational careers, and this also includes Switzerland that has experienced considerable educational expansion since the 1950s. Further growth of postsecondary (upper secondary level) education during the 1970s in Switzerland has narrowed gender differences in educational attainment, resulting in a proliferation of occupation-specific credentials (Charles 2004).
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