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This paper was commissioned by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), Paris. The authors would like to thank Georges Lemaitre, Pablo Zoida, and Satya Brink of the OECD for comments on an earlier version, as well as Thomas Meyer and Stefan Wolten for very welcome comments on the Swiss analysis in particular. Reviewers from the OECD Programme for International Student Assessment and Human Resources and Skills Development Canada also contributed comments.