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Competition in the family: inequality between siblings and the intergenerational transmission of educational advantage

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Research on educational mobility is concerned with inequalities between families. Differences in innate abilities and parental responses lead, however, to educational differences between siblings. If parental responses vary by family socioeconomic background, within-family inequality can affect between-family inequality (i.e., educational mobility). This study uses data from the German Socio-Economic Panel Study (SOEP) to test whether sibling similarity in education varies by family socioecon...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.15195/v5.a11

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Institution:
University of Oxford
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Nuffield College
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German Academic Exchange Service
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Grätz, M
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European Union's Seventh Framework Programme
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320116
Publisher:
Society for Sociological Science
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Volume:
5
Pages:
246-269
Publication date:
2018-05-17
Acceptance date:
2018-04-02
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2330-6696
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pubs:848033
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uuid:cb41a42e-2ae4-4a21-aa63-ae670695b939
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848033
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2018-05-18

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