Kars van Oosterhout is a junior researcher at the Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA). After obtaining a bachelor degree in Sociology, he graduated Cum Laude from the research master Social and Cultural Science at Nijmegen University. His master thesis investigated the link between girls’ education and pathways of empowerment. Currently, Kars is working on a database of policy reforms in the Dutch education. He holds a research interest in the role of geography in students’ decisions on college applications.
Bussemakers, C., van Oosterhout, K., Kraaykamp, G., & Spierings, N. (2017). Women’s Worldwide Education–employment Connection: A Multilevel Analysis of the Moderating Impact of Economic, Political, and Cultural Contexts. World Development, 99, 28-41. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.worlddev.2017.07.002