Single‐sex schooling and labour market outcomes

  title={Single‐sex schooling and labour market outcomes},
  author={Alice Sullivan and Heather Joshi and Diana Leonard},
  journal={Oxford Review of Education},
  pages={311 - 332}
One quarter of the 1958 British Birth cohort attended single‐sex secondary schools. This paper asks whether sex‐segregated schooling had any impact on the experience of gender differences in the labour market in mid‐life. We examine outcomes at age 42, allowing for socio‐economic origins and abilities measured in childhood. We find no net impact of single‐sex schooling on the chances of being employed in 2000, nor on the horizontal or social class segregation of mid‐life occupations. But we do… 
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