26 Jan 2024

Out now! The latest research trends in the field of economics of education: July – December 2023

As part of the EENEE’s advisory function, the Coordination team tracks the latest research trends from the most prominent academic journals in the field of economics of education and training.

We are pleased to share with you our latest report, which covers important themes and issues for future European Commission’s work on the economics of education.

This publication highlights specific focus areas covered by recently published research and foresight studies relevant to the European Commission’s Programme 2023 and the Directorate General for Education, Youth, Sport, And Culture (DG EAC) Strategic Plan 2020-2024. In addition, the Coordination team considers the latest publications from major international organisations such as OECD, UNICEF, and UNESCO.

This summary of the most relevant articles from top-ranked journals includes the following major topics:

  • Factors influencing student academic achievement
  • Digital education ecosystems
  • Effectiveness of interactive teaching/learning strategies: (cooperative) flipped classroom
  • Labour market outcomes and human capital
  • Significance of (early life) socioeconomic background
  • Consequences of Covid-19 pandemic
  • Teachers’ characteristics and competences

The Coordination team hopes you will find this publication informative.