DOI Prefix : 10.9780 | Journal DOI : 10.9780/22307850
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Volume : III, Issue : VIII, September - 2013

An Economic Analysis Of Women's Higher Education, A Study Of Annamalai Nagar In Cuddalore District

Gouri Pepari And S. Indradevi

DOI : 10.9780/22307850, Published By : Laxmi Book Publication

Abstract :

Education is the nourishment of the mind with knowledge this is practiced purposefully and productively. Education disciplines the mind, sharpens the intellect and refines the spirit. It's the development of integrated personality that unfolds itself to the highest wisdom. It's a continuous process. Higher education has a critical role to play particularly in the developing countries in the context of globalization and emphasis on market driven economies. Contributions of higher education to the nations' human resource development take many forms: training to middle and higher level professional, technical and managerial staff; creation of new knowledge through research and scientific study, training and dissemination, forgoing a cultural identify and fostering democratic processes by encouraging independent ideas and informed opinions.Broadly speaking, knowledge which is imparted through Higher Education provides skills to its practitioners. When discussing career options with the emphasis needs to be placed more on what they are interested in and what they enjoy rather than the job opportunities. It is at least possible that working women may also be learning valuable skills, accumulating experience, bringing in resources, establishing independence, supporting their family, enhancing their confidence and rising labour productivity. The estimated type of employment and level of education co-efficient of linear function indicated that level will increase by increasing in income. Adjusted R2 value implies that according to linear function 41. 9 per cent of change in earnings function is give to increase income. The result that there is significant relation between income and type of employment and level of education is proved.

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Gouri Pepari And S. Indradevi, (2013). An Economic Analysis Of Women's Higher Education, A Study Of Annamalai Nagar In Cuddalore District. Indian Streams Research Journal, Vol. III, Issue. VIII, DOI : 10.9780/22307850,

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