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An Analysis of Student Satisfaction: Full-Time versus Part-Time Students


  • Ana I. Moro Egido

    () (Department of Economic Theory and Economic History, University of Granada.)

  • Judith Panadés

    () (Unitat de Fonaments de l’Anàlisi Economica and CODE, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona.)


This paper examines how students’ characteristics affect their level of satisfaction with their academic degree. For this analysis we draw data from a survey answered by graduate students. This survey was conducted at a public university in Spain from 2001 to 2004. The fact that students simultaneously work and study emerges as one of the most important determinants of student satisfaction. In particular, our results show that alumni who had a part-time job while they were studying are more likely to report being less satisfied with their college experience.

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  • Ana I. Moro Egido & Judith Panadés, 2008. "An Analysis of Student Satisfaction: Full-Time versus Part-Time Students," ThE Papers 08/03, Department of Economic Theory and Economic History of the University of Granada..
  • Handle: RePEc:gra:wpaper:08/03

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    Student Satisfaction; College Graduates; Higher Education; Part-time Student; Employment Status;

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    • E62 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook - - - Fiscal Policy
    • H26 - Public Economics - - Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue - - - Tax Evasion and Avoidance

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