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Gender and Migration Background in Intergenerational Educational Mobility. Policy Paper no 11

Schneebaum, Alyssa and Rumplmaier, Bernhard and Altzinger, Wilfried (2014) Gender and Migration Background in Intergenerational Educational Mobility. Policy Paper no 11. WWWforEurope. European Commission, bmwfw, Vienna.

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Abstract

We employ 2011 European Union Survey on Income and Living Conditions (EU-SILC) data for Austria to perform Markovian mobility matrix analysis and uni- and multivariate econometric analysis to study intergenerational educational mobility by gender and migration background. We find that the educational attainment of girls and migrants relative to their parents is less mobile than for boys and natives. Further, the immobility of educational attainment is enhanced by the intersection of these identities: migrant girls are the least educationally mobile group and are especially likely to follow their mothers 19 educational footsteps, while native boys are the most mobile, especially compared to their mothers. (authors' abstract)

Item Type: Paper
Keywords: educational mobility / gender / migration / intergenerational persistence
Classification Codes: JEL J62, I24 J15, J16
Divisions: Departments > Volkswirtschaft
Departments > Volkswirtschaft > Makroökonomie
Forschungsinstitute > Verteilungsfragen
Kompetenzzentren > Nachhaltigkeit
Depositing User: Elena Simukovic
Date Deposited: 26 Nov 2015 15:52
Last Modified: 26 Nov 2015 16:04
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FIDES Link: https://bach.wu.ac.at/d/research/results/73753/
URI: http://epub.wu.ac.at/id/eprint/4735

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