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Roxanne Korthals is a PhD student at the Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA) Maastricht University. She obtained a master in Economics from the University of Amsterdam in 2010 and a research master Economics from the European University Institute in Florence, Italy, in 2011. Her current research focusses on education and starts with an analysis of educational achievement using the PISA 2009 data. Her research interest are economics of education, labour economics and the effect of education and the labour market on economic growth.
Korthals, R. (2012), Selection and tracking in secondary education: A cross country analysis of student performance and educational opportunities, ROA-RM-2012/14, Maastricht University.