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The determinants of success in university entrance

Anabela Botelho, Ligia Pinto, Miguel Portela () and Antonio Silva ()
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Antonio Silva: Universidade do Minho, NIMA, http://nima.eeg.uminho.pt

No 13, NIMA Working Papers from Núcleo de Investigação em Microeconomia Aplicada (NIMA), Universidade do Minho

Abstract: This paper proposes that high school graduates applying to higher education institutions do not have equal chances of succeeding. Therefore, admission outcomes must be taken into account by researchers and policy makers analysing college-going behaviour and the equity and efficiency of higher education systems.

Keywords: Educational economics; higher education; chances of success (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: I2 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Pages: 10 pages
Date: 2001-09
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