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Scholastic ability vs family background in educational success: evidence from Danish sample survey data

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  • James McIntosh

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  • Martin Munk

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Article provided by Springer in its journal Journal of Population Economics.

Volume (Year): 20 (2007)
Issue (Month): 1 (February)
Pages: 101-120

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Handle: RePEc:spr:jopoec:v:20:y:2007:i:1:p:101-120

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Keywords: Educational mobility; Test scores; Denmark; Unobservable heterogeneity; I21; C25;

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  1. Raaum, Oddbjørn & Bratsberg, Bernt & Røed, Knut & Österbacka , Eva & Eriksson, Tor & Jäntti, Markus & Naylor, Robin, 2007. "Marital Sorting, Household Labor Supply, and Intergenerational Earnings Mobility across Countries," Memorandum 17/2007, Oslo University, Department of Economics.
  2. McIntosh, James & Munk, Martin D., 2009. "Social class, family background, and intergenerational mobility," European Economic Review, Elsevier, vol. 53(1), pages 107-117, January.
  3. Cansino Muñoz-Repiso, José Manuel & Sánchez Braza, Antonio, 2009. "Evaluación del programa de Escuelas Taller y Casas de Oficios a partir de su efecto sobre el tiempo de búsqueda del primer empleo. El caso de Sevilla/," Estudios de Economía Aplicada, Estudios de Economía Aplicada, vol. 27, pages 277 (22 Pag, Abril.
  4. James McIntosh, 2010. "Educational mobility in Canada: results from the 2001 general social survey," Empirical Economics, Springer, vol. 38(2), pages 457-470, April.

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