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Confusing credentials: the cross-nationally comparable measurement of educational attainment

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The quality of educational attainment measures lies at the heart of many cross-national micro-sociological research projects and international education statistics. This study aims at validating cross-nationally comparable measures of educational attainment, among which are the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 (ISCED 97), the CASMIN education scheme and years of education. Following a conceptual discussion of what educational attainment means, the most common ways of me...

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University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Nuffield College
Department:
Social Sciences Division
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Publication date:
2009
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
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uuid:15c39d54-f896-425b-aaa8-93ba5bf03529
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ora:3554

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