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 labor market characteristics appear to...

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Volume: 9117
Main Author: Riphahn, Regina T
Schwientek, Caroline
Format: Paper
Language: English
Place of publication: Bonn Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) 2015
published in: IZA Discussion Papers Vol. 9117
Data of publication: 2015
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Database: EconStor
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