Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/125332
Authors: 
Pietro, Giorgio Di
Year of Publication: 
2014
Citation: 
[Journal:] IZA World of Labor [ISSN:] 2054-9571 [Year:] 2014 [Issue:] 109
Abstract: 
In recent decades, the number of university students worldwide who have received some part of their education abroad has been rising rapidly. Despite the popularity of international student exchange programs, however, debate continues over what students gain from this experience. A major advantage claimed for study abroad programs is that they can enhance employability by providing graduates with the skills and experience employers look for. These programs also increase the probability that graduates will work abroad, and so may especially benefit students willing to pursue an international career. However, most of the evidence is qualitative and based on small samples.
Subjects: 
international student exchange schemes
employment prospects
international career
JEL: 
I2
J6
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Document Type: 
Article

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