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Socioeconomic Factors and Outcomes in Higher Education

A Multivariate Analysis

In the Colombian case, it is very common to associate academic performance with the students' socioeconomic conditions. A generalized and bivariate interpretation of this relationship could imply that only students from a high socioeconomic class would perform satisfactorily and that all students from a low socioeconomic class would perform poorly. If this is the case, then the educational system could be increasing the gap between social classes instead of making it smaller.


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  • Publisher : Universidad externado de Colombia
  • Series : Ciencias Sociales y Humanas
  • Place of publication : Bogotá
  • Year of publication : 2016
  • Published on OpenEdition Books : 12 April 2018
  • EAN (Print version) : 9789587725124
  • Electronic EAN : 9789587726299
  • DOI : 10.4000/books.uec.1496
  • Number of pages : 113 p.

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