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Gender differences in parental investment in educationAlderman, H., & King, E. M. - 1998 - Structural Change and Economic Dynamics, 9(4), 453–468
The gender gap in schooling is puzzling given that the expected returns to an individual for increased schooling — as measured by proportional wage increments — does not differ by gender. This paper explores possible explanations for the disparity using a model of parental investment in children. The model allows for differences in investments due to differences in costs — including the opportunity cost of the child's labor as well as school fees and availability. Moreover, it indicates that...
Designing the Education Workforce (SSRN Scholarly Paper ID 3588221)Lee, J.-H., Steer, L., Jimenez, E., … Erikson, E. - 2020 - Social Science Research Network
There is rising evidence that traditional ways of teaching are failing to provide adequate learning opportunities and breadth of skills for the 21st century, likely to leave millions of children and young adults behind. The challenge of meeting the demands of each student with vastly different backgrounds and abilities within today’s models of education has limited the capacity of teachers and education systems to provide the personalized learning that students need. A new approach is...