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Educational reproduction in Great Britain: A prospective approach

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We examine the extent to which the educational attainments of a generation are reproduced in Great Britain. We address a very specific question -- what was the effect, among people born around the middle of the 20th century, of having acquired a University degree on the probability of having a child who also acquires a degree? We consider the two central processes involved: the effect of having a degree on whether or not a person had a child and, conditional on having at least one child, the ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1093/esr/jcx061

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University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Nuffield College
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University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
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Sociology
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Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
European Sociological Review Journal website
Volume:
33
Issue:
4
Pages:
590-603
Publication date:
2017-07-19
Acceptance date:
2017-05-30
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EISSN:
1468-2672
ISSN:
0266-7215
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700145
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pubs:700145
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2017-06-11

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