LIFETRACK aims to answer the following question: how and why do different educational systems, and in particular their various modes of educational tracking and sorting, influence the formation and reproduction of social inequalities over the life course? The project considers long-term consequences of tracking for final educational attainment and labour market outcomes. Thereby, it seeks to … Read more
IMCHILD analyses: How circumstances in childhood affect influential decisions which mark individuals’ transition to adulthood (educational and occupational choices, family formation etc.); How these decisions translate into social and economic outcomes (e.g. labour market performance, well-being, (early) retirement decisions) at later stages in life. We aim to identify causal mechanisms via which social and economic … Read more
HuCIAW investigates the role of human capital in shaping inequalities over the life course. We aim to shed new light on the process of human capital formation during adolescence and adulthood. The project is organised under three inter-related themes: sorting of young people across education pathways; interactions between different investments in human capital; and the … Read more
GUODLCCI focuses on the origins, dynamics and consequences of early inequalities in human capital accumulation. This includes the examination of: The impacts of early shocks; The performance of targeted vs universal policies; The role of parents in compensating and/or reinforcing children’s human capital endowments; The role of peers and assess the potential of simple interventions … Read more
Dynamics of Inequality Across the Life-course (DIAL) is a multi-disciplinary research programme consisting of thirteen European projects. The projects examine the sources, structures and consequences of inequalities in contemporary societies. The programme is funded by NORFACE for the period 2017–2021.
This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 724363
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