What prospects for mobility in the UK?: a cross-national study of educational inequalities and their implications for future education and earnings mobility: summary
- Document type
- Corporate author(s)
- Sutton Trust; Russell Sage Foundation; Pew Economic Mobility Project
- Sutton Trust
- Date of publication
- 1 November 2011
- Education and Skills, Children and Young People
- Social welfare
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This summary presents the key findings from the latest and most comprehensive multi-country study of educational inequalities and their implications for education and economic mobility. The study compares data from the UK and nine other countries. The research investigated how socioeconomic advantage in the UK as measured by parents’ education, is transmitted from one generation to the next over the life-course – comparing the strength of this relationship with that observed for other nations covered in the study.
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