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Three essays on the role of higher education in inequality

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Educational expansion has raised questions of whether higher education alleviates, maintains, or exacerbates inequality. This thesis discusses the role of higher edu- cation in socioeconomic inequality in contemporary societies, focusing on two types of inequality associated with higher education: first, intergenerational inequality among college graduates, and second, inter-household inequality originating from educational assortative mating among men and women with higher education. The fir...

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SSD
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Sociology
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Type of award:
DPhil
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Doctoral
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University of Oxford
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2021-09-25

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