Peer effects on educational attainmentFigures
Study of the effect of primary school peer compositions on pupils’ educational achievement in primary and secondary school.
LinkedIn creates clear picture of graduate skillsOther
What skills can new graduates offer? This information is important for a better understanding of the match between supply and demand in the labour market
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Climate change is firmly on the agenda in ZwolleArticles
What existing data can be used to adapt to climate change, and what new data in this field does the region of Zwolle need most?
Hospitality students go abroad most oftenArticles
Nearly one-quarter of higher education graduates went abroad for their education, mainly those in hospitality.
fewer apprenticeships for mbo students in 2013Articles
As a result of the economic situation in the Netherlands nearly 18 thousand fewer apprenticeship places were available in 2013 than in 2012 for students in the apprenticeship-based track (bbl) of senior secondary vocational education (mbo); a drop of nearly 10 percent. Private sector companies spent 122 million euros less on supervising mbo students in work-based learning schemes.
Simple derivations of variance formulas in two-stage simple random samplingArticles
This paper gives alternative derivations for the standard variance formulas in two-stage sampling. The derivations are based on a direct use of the statistical properties of the sampling errors in the second stage. For the ease of exposition we examine the specific case that simple random sampling is used in both stages. These derivations might be useful for readers looking for more elementary approaches to two-stage sampling.
Charlotte Rietbergen wins Statistics Netherlands Award 2009Articles
Charlotte Rietbergen, who has completed the research master’s programme Methodology and statistics for the behavioural and social sciences at Utrecht University, has received the Statistics Netherlands Award 2009.