Competências e Empregabilidade

Returns to higher education and gender

“Highly skilled women have, however, experienced significant occupational upgrading due to higher educational attainment and the rise in demand for interpersonal skills, namely, in care work and customer services, which have worked to bias the polarization of the job structure in their favor”.

Figueiredo, H. (2020). Returns to higher education and gender. In P. Teixeira & J. C. Shin (eds.), Encyclopedia of international higher education systems and institutions. Dordrecht: Springer. Advance online publication.