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The Interplay of Social Selectivity in University Choice, Admission and Retention and the Effects of Institutional Settings of Access Restrictions Thereon

Fri, November 16, 11:15am to 12:00pm, Tampa Marriott Waterside, Grand Ballroom Foyer


A key question in higher education is how to regulate the access without (further) diminishing social mobility. By evaluating the introduction of access restrictions in Austria, the research project seeks to understand how access regulations influence the social selectivity (regarding social background) in university choice, admission and retention.