Sociology of Education

Bio :


-Social inequalities in education: the role of family background, gender and ethnicity 
-Labor market returns to education and the role of education for social mobility in dynamic and comparative perspective
-Experiments in educational research, educational policies and policy impact evaluation
-The validation of educational and occupational classifications for comparative social stratification research  

Latest Publications: 

    • 2018 (with Lucia Ruggera), "Educational equalization stalled? Trends in inequality of educational opportunity between 1930 and 1980 across 26 European nations", European Societies, vol. 20, n° 1, p. 1-25, published online 31 March 2017. Paper online on Taylor & Francis
    • 2018 (with Giovanni Abbiati, Gianluca Argentin and Antonio Schizzerotto), "Information barriers and social stratification in higher education: evidence from a field experiment", The British Journal of Sociology, vol. 69, n° 4, p. 1248-1270, first published, 29 november 2017. Paper available on Wiley Online Library
    • 2018 (with Giulia Assirelli, Giovanni Abbiati, Gianluca Argentin, Deborah De Luca), "Social origins, relative risk aversion and track choice", Acta Sociologica, vol. 61, n° 4, p. 441-459, first published 8 October 2017. Paper online on SAGE Journals
    • 2017, « École et mobilité sociale : un rapport ambigu », Diversité, n° 187, p. 70-75.
    • 2017 (with Lucia Ruggera), "Social closure, micro-class immobility and the intergenerational reproduction of the upper class: a comparative study", British Journal of Sociology, vol. 68, n° 2, p. 194-214. Paper available on Wiley Online Library
    • 2017 (with Antonio Schizzerotto, Giovanni Abbiati and Gianluca Argentin), "Information Barriers, Social Inequality, and Plans for Higher Education: Evidence from a Field Experiment", European Sociological Review, vol. 33, n° 1, p. 84-96. Paper online on Oxford Academic
    • 2017 (with Giovanni Abbiati), "Is university education worth the investment? The expectations of upper secondary school seniors and the role of family background", Rationality and Society, vol. 29, n° 2, p. 113-159, early view, 15 december 2016. Paper online on SAGE Journals

Scientific Responsabilities: 

- Since June 2014, member of the scientific board of the Research Committee 28 in Social Stratification and Mobility. International Sociological Association

Editorial Boards: 

Regular reviewer for : European Sociological Review, Research in Social Stratification and Mobility, Sociology of Education, Rassegna Italiana di Sociologia

Personal page :

See Carlo BARONE personal page for further information

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LIEPP Publication(s) :

Articles and Contributions to Collective Works

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