Sociocultural background and choice of STEM majors at university

Abstract This article proposes a generalized Roy model to examine the role of students’ sociocultural background for choosing a STEM major at university. We combine survey data on Swiss university graduates with rich municipality level information. We use a principal component analysis to construct...

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Volume: 72
Main Author: Osikominu, Aderonke
Grossmann, Volker
Osterfeld, Marius
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: OXFORD Oxford University Press 01.04.2020
OXFORD UNIV PRESS
Oxford University Press (OUP)
published in: Oxford economic papers Vol. 72; no. 2; pp. 347 - 369
Data of publication: 20200401
ISSN: 0030-7653
1464-3812
EISSN: 1464-3812
Discipline: Economics
Subjects:
C31
I20
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: Social Sciences Citation Index
Web of Science - Social Sciences Citation Index – 2020
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