Investments in human capital and education

Sixty years of returns to education: Where do we stand?

Conference programme

  • Tuesday, 4 November 2014

    • 09:45 |
    • 10:00 – 11:00 |
      Introduction by Daniel Münich
      Public keynote talk by Prof. George Psacharopoulos (CESifo)
      “Sixty years of returns to education: Where do we stand?”
    • 11:00–11:45 |
      Human Capital and Its Role in Labour Market Outcomes:
      New Evidence from a Comparative Study of Six European Countries Participating in the PIAAC Project
      (Petr Matějů, Petra Anýžová)
    • 11:45–12:30 |
      Selection Bias in Heterogeneous Returns to College in Highly Stratified Educational Systems in Europe
      (Michael Smith, Daniel Münich, Shu-Ling Tsai)
    • 12:30–13:30 |
      Lunch break
    • 13:00 – 14:00 |
      Are Boys That Bad? Gender gaps in measured skills, grades and aspirations among ninth grade boys and girls
      in elementary school in the Czech Republic
      (Petr Matějů, Michael Smith, Natálie Simonová)
    • 14:00–14:30 |
      Family Background, School, and Student Academic Performance: Czech Republic in Comparative Perspective
      (Michael Smith, Shu-Ling Tsai, Robert Hauser)
    • 14:30–14:45 |
    • 14:45–15:15 |
      Transferred price and the sector of productive services as the key preconditions to smart, sustainable, and inclusive growth
      (Petr Wawrosz, Radim Valenčík)
    • 15:15–16:45 |
      Structural Embeddedness of Students’ Professional Career Expectations: The Czech Republic and Taiwan in Comparative Perspective
      (Daniel Münich, Michael Smith, Petr Matějů)

Konference je podpořena grantem P404/12/J006 Grantové agentury České republiky:
Vzdělanostní stratifikace na Taiwanu a v České republice: Dostupnost a heterogenita návratnosti vysokoškolského vzdělání