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18 Jun 2021

EENEE publishes ad-hoc report on The Labour Market Returns to Classroom-based Vocational Education

EENEE publishes a new ad hoc report on The Labour Market Returns to Classroom-based Vocational Education prepared by  EENEE expert Christopher Jepsen. The report covers the following aspects: Secondary School VET (Challenges in Estimating Returns to VET; Studies of Country-level Changes in VET; Studies of School Admissions Rules; Other Studies) Postsecondary VET (Evidence from the … Continued
11 Jun 2021

EENEE publishes ad-hoc report on Financing Education in the Context of COVID-19

EENEE publishes a new ad hoc report on Financing Education in the Context of COVID-19 prepared by authors Kristof De Witte and Mike Smet. The report covers the following aspects: The education funding response to COVID-19. The mechanisms on how the school closures might affect the learning outcomes of students. Available evidence of the impact … Continued
07 Jun 2021

New EENEE Policy Brief on Adult Learning during Recessions

Do workers and firms take advantage of the lower opportunity cost of labour and invest in adult learning during recessions, in the hope of having higher skills when the economy will take up again? We investigate the relationship between adult learning and the business cycle in the EU-27 countries, using data from the European Labour … Continued
14 May 2021

New phase of the European Tertiary Education Register

The European Commission, Directorate-General for Education, Youth, Sport and Culture, has awarded a contract to implement and further develop the European Tertiary Education Register (ETER). The objectives for the new three-year contract are to strengthen ETER as the reference source for data on higher education institutions, enhance data expertise and management capability in Europe. In … Continued
12 May 2021

New EENEE report on Human Capital During Recessions

In this report, the authors investigate the cyclicality of skill accumulation in Europe, using data from the European Labour Force Survey (ELFS) for 2005-18. Pooling data across all EU-27 countries, and across employed and not employed workers, the authors estimate that adult learning – which comprises both formal education and training – is acyclical and that training is mildly countercyclical.
26 Apr 2021

Welcome from the EENEE Coordination team

Please see below a warm welcome message from the present Coordination team members, the scientific coordinator, Dr Miroslav Beblavý, deputy scientific coordinator, Dr Dovilė Jonavičienė, administrative coordinator, Ms Justė Vežikauskaitė, and deputy administrative coordinator, Ms Deimantė Kazlauskaitė. Dear reader, Education and training are the key contributors to competitiveness, employability, social inclusion and active citizenship and … Continued