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Dr Markus Klein

Lecturer

Education

Personal statement

Markus Klein is a Lecturer for Human Development and Education Policy in the School of Education. He previously was a research fellow for the Applied Quantitative Methods Network (AQMeN) at the University of Edinburgh (2013-2015) and, in 2013, completed his PhD in Sociology at the University of Mannheim. Using quantitative methods and secondary data analysis, his research is mainly concerned with the mechansims for social inequality across the life course. 

He is Associate Board member of the BSA journals Sociology and Work, Employment & Society.

Supervises in the areas of educational inequality, social mobility, education policy, returns to education, comparative research and child development. 

 

 

 

Publications

Early maternal employment and children's vocabulary and inductive reasoning ability : a dynamic approach
Kühhirt Michael, Klein Markus
Child Development, (2017)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/cdev.12796
School subject choices and social class differences in entry to higher education : comparing Scotland and Ireland
Klein Markus, Iannelli Cristina, Smyth Emer
Models of Secondary Education and Social InequalityeduLIFE Lifelong Learning, (2016)
Curriculum differentiation and social inequality in higher education entry in Scotland and Ireland
Iannelli Cristina, Smyth Emer, Klein Markus
British Educational Research Journal Vol 42, pp. 561-581, (2016)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/berj.3217
The association between graduates' field of study and occupational attainment in West Germany, 1980-2008
Klein Markus
Journal for Labour Market Research Vol 49, pp. 43-58, (2016)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12651-016-0201-5
Educational expansion, occupational closure and the relation between educational attainment and occupational prestige over time
Klein Markus
Sociology Vol 50, pp. 3-23, (2016)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0038038514560602
The increasing unemployment gap between the low and high educated in West Germany : structural or cyclical crowding-out?
Klein Markus
Social Science Research Vol 50, pp. 110-125, (2015)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ssresearch.2014.11.010

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Professional activities

The social stratification of early TV consumption and children’s cognitive, language and behavioural development
Speaker
11/10/2017
Institutional prestige, social origin and UK graduates’ occupational trajectories
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11/10/2017
Inequality of Educational Opportunity in East and West Germany: Convergence or Continued Differences?
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24/8/2017
Family of origin, field of study and career progressionInequality in graduates’ occupational mobility
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24/2/2017
Family of origin, field of study and career progressionInequality in graduates’ occupational mobility
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22/9/2016
Social inequalities in graduates’ job opportunities: a comparison between the UK and Germany
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22/6/2016

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