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

  • James McIntosh


  • 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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