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 17: Gender Education and Employment: Lessons Learned from the Comparative Perspective
Through the process of educational expansion, women are quickly catching up or even surpassing men in terms of highest educational attainment in all modern societies (Vincent-Lancrin 2008; DiPrete and Buchmann 2013). As a result, they may well have become not only an important potential source of human capital for labor markets but also potential competitors to the male workforce.
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