Parental background, secondary school track choice, and wages

@inproceedings{Dustmann2004ParentalBS,
  title={Parental background, secondary school track choice, and wages},
  author={C. Dustmann},
  year={2004}
}
The way parents take influence on the education of their children is a crucial aspect of intergenerational mobility. Unlike in the UK or in the US, in Germany an important decision about which educational track to follow is made at a relatively early stage: after primary school, at the age of ten. In this paper, we use micro data to analyse the association between parents' education and profession, and secondary track school choice and subsequent career prospects of the child. Our analysis… Expand

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