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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Ross Finnie; Queen's University (Kingston, Ont.). School of Policy Studies.
|ISBN:||9781553392774 1553392779 9781553392781 1553392787|
|Language Note:||In English, abstracts also in French.|
|Description:||vi, 295 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.|
|Contents:||Introduction : deepening our understanding of young Canadians' participation in post-secondary education / Marc Frenette, Richard E. Mueller, and Arthur Sweetman --
"I lost my scholarship" : changes in grades from high school to first year university / Ross Finnie and Felice Martinello --
Gender differences in high school grades : causes and possible impact on the university gender gap / Torben Drewes --
Teachers, books, or mortar? : high school resources and educational outcomes in Canada / Kathleen Day --
Dropping out and bouncing back : new evidence on high school dynamics in Canada / Ross Finnie, Christine Laporte, and Arthur Sweetman --
Natural resource shocks, labour market conditions, and post-secondary enrolment rates / Christine Neill and Michal Burdzy --
Are economic returns to schooling different for aboriginal and non-aboriginal people? / Marc Frenette --
What explains the educational attainment gap between aboriginal and non-aboriginal youth? / Marc Frenette --
They came, they saw, they enrolled : access to post-secondary education by the children of Canadian immigrants / Ross Finnie and Richard E. Mueller --
The impact of family background and cognitive and non-cognitive ability in childhood on post-secondary education / Pierre Lefebvre and Philip Merrigan --
Family environment, family habits, and children's cultural experiences : is there a link to participation in post-secondary education? / Stephen Childs, Ross Finnie, and Richard E. Mueller --
Can I get there from here? : Canadian rural-urban participation rates in post-secondary education / E. Dianne Looker.
|Series Title:||Queen's policy studies.|
|Responsibility:||edited by Ross Finnie [and others].|