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Education and Inequality: Evidence from Spain

How do the family and personal characteristics of an individual influence his/her edu-cational attainment? How do the labour market prospects change when he/she receives further education? This article intends to answer these two questions. To that purpose, it reviews the most recent literature for the Spanish case. The goal is to obtain fresh in-sights into the connection between education and economic inequality.

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Paper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 1098.

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