Contextual Effects on Educational Attainment in Individualized Neighborhoods; Differences across Gender and Social Class

@inproceedings{Andersson2014ContextualEO,
  title={Contextual Effects on Educational Attainment in Individualized Neighborhoods; Differences across Gender and Social Class},
  author={Eva C Andersson and Bo Malmberg},
  year={2014}
}
This paper analyzes if a multi-scale representation of geographical context based on statistical aggregates computed for individualized neighborhoods can lead to improved estimates of neighborhood effect. Our study group consists of individuals born in 1980 that have lived in Sweden since 1995 and we analyze the effect of neighborhood context at age 15 on educational outcome at age 30 controlling for parental background. A new software, Equipop, was used to compute the socio-economic… CONTINUE READING

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