Statistical insights from Romanian data on higher education

Andreea Ardelean 
The Bucharest University of Economic Studies


This paper aims to use cluster analysis to make a comparative analysis at regional level concerning the Romanian higher education. The evolution of higher education in post-communist period will also be presented, using quantitative traits. Although the focus is on university education, this will also include references to the total education by comparison. Then, to highlight the importance of higher education, the chi-square test will be applied to check whether there is an association between statistical regions and education level of the unemployed.
Keywords: higher education, cluster analysis, chi-square test, R

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Romanian Statistical Review 3/2015