Disability, labour market participation and the effect of educational level: compared to what?

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Author: Bliksvaer, Trond


The aim of the article is to discuss the relationship between disability, educational level and employment, and to scrutinize how disability and education interact to impact employment - a link that has been observed in several studies. The article uses analyses of [European Union Statistics on Income and Living Conditions] EU-SILC data to illustrate that conclusions about whether higher education reduces labour-market inequalities between disabled and non-disabled, depends in part on the analytical strategies used, which in turn are guided by implicit or explicit theoretical assumptions...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Disability; Employment; Qualifications; Higher education; Outcomes

Keywords: People with disability; Labour force participation; Educational level; Employment outcomes; Living conditions; Social inclusion; Policy implications; Comparative analysis

Geographic subjects: Norway; Europe

Published: Stockholm, Sweden: Stockholm University Press, 2018

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Journal volume: 20

Journal number: 1

Journal date: 2018

Pages: pp. 6-17

ISSN: 1745-3011 (online)

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Document number: TD/TNC 142.69

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