The American Institutes for Research recently published a research paper written by team members William C. Smith and Frank Fernandez. The report is titled “Education and Wage Gaps: A Comparative Study of Immigrant and Native Employees in the United States and Canada.” Findings from the paper were presented at an invitational conference with the theme: “Taking the Next Step with PIAAC: A Research-to-Action Conference.” Click here to watch a recording of the presentation, or click here to access the PowerPoint slides, research paper in full text, and a one-page summary of the main findings.
Click here to check out recent publications by members of the research team! New articles have been printed in Intelligence and Social Science and Medicine.
Forum for International Research in Education (FIRE) published a series of reviews on The Schooled Society followed by a response by the book’s author, David Baker. Click here to read more.
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Research team members William C. Smith, Emily Anderson, Daniel Salinas, Renata Horvatek, and David P. Baker have a new article on the effects of education on health, chronic disease, and risk factors. The article, “A meta-analysis of education effects on chronic disease: The causal dynamics of the Population Education Transition Curve,” was published by Social Science & Medicine. Click here to download the article.
Dr. David P. Baker was recently interviewed for the American Journal of Education’s online forum. In this interview, Dr. Baker discusses The Schooled Society, neo-institutional theory, and recent developments in higher education such as Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs). Click here to read the transcript