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The Dynamic Development of Cognitive and Socioemotional Traits and Their Effects on School Grades and Risk of Unemployment


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Title: The Dynamic Development of Cognitive and Socioemotional Traits and Their Effects on School Grades and Risk of Unemployment
Other Titles: A Test of the Investment Theory
Authors: Johannesson, Elias
Issue Date: 13-Oct-2017
University: Göteborgs universitet. Utbildningsvetenskapliga fakulteten
University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Education
Institution: Department of Education and Special Education ; Institutionen för pedagogik och specialpedagogik
Date of Defence: 2017-11-03
Disputation: Fredagen den 3 november 2017, kl. 10.00 Göteborgs universitet, Pedagogen, Sal AK2136
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: Gothenburg Studies in Educational Sciences 406
Avhandling
Keywords: Fluid intelligence (Gf), Crystallized intelligence (Gc), cognitive abilities, socioemotional traits, academic achievement, unemployment, discrete-time survival analysis
Abstract: The purpose of this thesis is to examine the dynamic development of cognitive and socioemotional traits and how these traits influence academic achievement and predict risk of unemployment. Data was retrieved from the Evaluation Through Following-up (ETF) database. The data consists of 9,080 students born in 1972, who answered a questionnaire and completed cognitive ability tests in 3rd and 6th grade. In addition, register-based data was used for students’ grades and for various background varia... more
ISBN: 978-91-7346-935-7 (print)
978-91-7346-936-4 (pdf)
ISSN: 0436-1121
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/53638
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