Inequality of educational opportunity and welfare regimes

Pia Blossfeld
OSC Scientific Seminar - Friday 6 november 2015
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Friday 6 november 2015, 11h30 - 13h
Annick Percheron room, 98 rue de l'Université, Paris 7e
Free admission subject to availability

All modern countries experienced an enormous expansion of their educational systems in the last decades. However, there have been huge differences among these societies in terms of inequalities of educational opportunities. In this presentation, I examine how different ideas of social equality in different welfare regimes influence the effect of parental education on children’s educational attainment and its change over time.

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