What drives the reversal of the gender education gap?

Evidence from Germany

We study the mechanisms that are associated with the gender education gap and its reversal in Germany. We focus on three outcomes, graduation from upper secondary school, any tertiary education and tertiary degree. Neither individual and family background nor labour market characteristics appear to...

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Volume: 47
Main Author: Riphahn, Regina T
Schwientek, Caroline
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Trade
Place of publication: ABINGDON Routledge 2015
ROUTLEDGE JOURNALS, TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD
Taylor & Francis Group LLC
published in: Applied economics Vol. 47; no. 53; pp. 5748 - 5775
Data of publication: 2015
ISSN: 1466-4283
0003-6846
1466-4283
EISSN: 1466-4283
Discipline: Economics
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