IDEAS home Printed from https://ideas.repec.org/p/hig/wpaper/21edu2014.html
   My bibliography  Save this paper

Combining University Studies With Work: Influence On Academic Achievement

Author

Listed:
  • Diana M. Yanbarisova

    () (National Research University Higher School of Economics.)

Abstract

This paper analyses the influence of different combinations of work and study on academic achievement among university students of Yaroslavl region in Russia. The data was collected during the first wave of longitudinal research on the educational and occupational trajectories of graduates of schools and universities conducted by the Institute of Education, Higher School of Economics, Moscow in 2009. The sample consists of 1474 4th and 5th year university students. Five work-study types are defined on the basis of two variables: work schedule and work relatedness to specialty: full-time work outside the specialty field, part-time work outside the specialty field; full-time work in the specialty field, part-time work in the specialty field; and not working during university studies. The results show that working outside the specialty field (full-time or part-time) has a negative impact on academic achievement, whereas the other work-study types do not have any significant effect. The results partly support our hypothesis that different work-study combinations influence academic achievement in different ways and that job relatedness to the academic specialty is a significant characteristic in defining the influence. The paper contributes to the research field of studying attributes of student employment which are responsible for different effects on academic achievement

Suggested Citation

  • Diana M. Yanbarisova, 2014. "Combining University Studies With Work: Influence On Academic Achievement," HSE Working papers WP BRP 21/EDU/2014, National Research University Higher School of Economics.
  • Handle: RePEc:hig:wpaper:21edu2014
    as

    Download full text from publisher

    File URL: http://www.hse.ru/data/2014/12/09/1105014628/21EDU2014.pdf
    Download Restriction: no
    ---><---

    References listed on IDEAS

    as
    1. Dmitry Popov & Yulia Tyumeneva & Yulia Kuzmina, 2010. "Individual psychological predictors in longitudinal studies of professional and educational careers," Educational Studies, Higher School of Economics, issue 4, pages 30-53.
    2. Jim Pemberton & Sarah Jewell & Alessandra Faggian & Zella King, 2013. "Higher education as a portfolio investment: students' choices about studying, term time employment, leisure, and loans," Oxford Economic Papers, Oxford University Press, vol. 65(2), pages 268-292, April.
    Full references (including those not matched with items on IDEAS)

    Most related items

    These are the items that most often cite the same works as this one and are cited by the same works as this one.
    1. Товар Г. Э., 2018. "Занятия Спортом И Образовательные Достижения В Школе: Российские Данные (Пер. С Англ.)," Вопросы образования // Educational Studies, НИУ ВШЭ, issue 2, pages 46-70.

    More about this item

    Keywords

    academic achievement; job relatedness to specialty; student employment; work schedule; work-study types;
    All these keywords.

    JEL classification:

    • I21 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Education - - - Analysis of Education
    • J24 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - Human Capital; Skills; Occupational Choice; Labor Productivity

    NEP fields

    This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:

    Statistics

    Access and download statistics

    Corrections

    All material on this site has been provided by the respective publishers and authors. You can help correct errors and omissions. When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:hig:wpaper:21edu2014. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

    For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Shamil Abdulaev) or (Shamil Abdulaev). General contact details of provider: http://edirc.repec.org/data/hsecoru.html .

    If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

    If CitEc recognized a reference but did not link an item in RePEc to it, you can help with this form .

    If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your RePEc Author Service profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

    Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.

    IDEAS is a RePEc service hosted by the Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis . RePEc uses bibliographic data supplied by the respective publishers.