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Parental education, grade attainment and earnings expectations among university students

Delaney, Liam; Harmon, Colm; Redmond, Cathy

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While there is an extensive literature on intergenerational transmission of economic outcomes (education, health and income for example), many of the pathways through which these outcomes are transmitted are not as well understood. We address this deficit by analysing the relationship between socio-economic status and child outcomes in university, based on a rich and unique dataset of university students. While large socio-economic differences in academic performance exist at the point of entry...[Show more]

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Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/57421
Source: Economics of Education Review
DOI: 10.1016/j.econedurev.2011.04.004

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