Education and competencies within Belt and Road countries

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Author: Zahavi, Mor; BenDavid-Hadar, Iris; Klein, Joseph


Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine the relationships between education and competencies from a comparative view, while controlling for background characteristics (e.g. parental education), home features (e.g. income) and country fixed effect. Design/methodology/approach: This paper utilises an international data sets of 12 Belt and Road (B&R) countries participating in the PIAAC [Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies] survey. Data are examined using regression models with 'REPSET' Stata code. The focus on B&R countries is interesting as this...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Economics; Skills and knowledge; Policy

Keywords: Comparative analysis; Educational level; Competence; Competition; Economic analysis; Policy implications

Geographic subjects: Czech Republic; Estonia; Russia; Poland; Israel; Lithuania; Slovakia; Slovenia; Singapore; Turkey; Europe; Middle East; Korea; Asia; New Zealand; Oceania

Published: Bradford, England: Emerald Group Publishing, 2019

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Journal volume: 33

Journal number: 6

Journal date: 2019

Pages: pp. 1411-1430

ISSN: 0951-354X

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Call number: TD/TNC 138.922

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