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How young Greeks changed their degree choices as the economy crashed

Megalokonomou, Rigissa (2015) How young Greeks changed their degree choices as the economy crashed. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (21 Aug 2015). Website.

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Abstract

Youth unemployment has been a persistent problem in Greece since the start of the country’s financial crisis, but how has the crisis affected the career choices made by young Greeks? Rigissa Megalokonomou writes on trends in the university subjects chosen by Greek students. She notes that there has been an increase in the popularity of courses associated with good employment prospects such as healthcare and law, but that certain academically challenging fields such as engineering have experienced a drop in enrolments.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/europpblog/
Additional Information: © 2015 The Author(s); Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe)
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
Date Deposited: 28 Mar 2017 08:55
Last Modified: 01 Aug 2020 23:14
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/71026

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