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Stratification and differentiation in higher education and fields of study

CHEF lunch talk by David Reimer, Danish School of Education, Aarhus University.

04.01.2018 | SØREN S.E. BENGTSEN

Dato tor 07 jun
Tid 12:00 13:30
Sted Centre for Teaching Development and Digital Media, Aarhus University, building 1483, room 656. Video-link to the Danish School of Education, Campus Emdrup, room D118.


This talk gives an overview over recent research dealing with how differentiation in higher education such as for example the establishment of new university types such as university colleges or new degree programs are associated with inequality in access to higher education.

The talk will survey theoretical explanations, especially those dealing with the connection between educational expansion and the development of inequality and discuss in more detail research related to both inequality in choice of university types, fields of studies and the connection between different university certificates and labor market outcomes such as income or occupational prestige.