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The demographic pathways of intergenerational transmission of educational attainment ----- the role of fertility and assortative mating in status reproduction

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The intergenerational transmission of education examines to what extent has one generation's attainment determined the next generation's attainment. It is deemed an important indicator of social fluidity and inequality. This thesis explores the demographic pathways of intergenerational transmission, focusing on fertility and assortative mating. It includes four self-contained essays, two on fertility and two on assortative mating.

Chapter One brought the previous individual-level i...

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SSD
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Sociology
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University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Sociology
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Supervisor
ORCID:
0000-0002-9718-0743
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Name:
China Scholarship Council
Funder identifier:
http://dx.doi.org/10.13039/501100004543
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201808060314
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
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University of Oxford
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English
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2023-03-07

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