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Male and female participation and progression in Higher Education

  • 5 June 2009
  • By John Thompson and Bahram Bekhradnia
  • HEPI number 41

This report analyses the differences in the participation of men and women in higher education, and in their success when there. It shows that on virtually all measures women outperform men, and it discussses some of the possible causes for this and the implications.

An annex to this report was published on 4 July 2010.

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