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Dr Markus Klein



Personal statement

Markus Klein is Lecturer for Human Development and Education Policy in the School of Education since January 2016. He received his PhD in Sociology from the Graduate School of Economic and Social Sciences (GESS) at the University of Mannheim in May 2013. Between June 2013 and September 2015 he was employed as Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the ESRC-funded research centre Applied Quantitative Methods Network (AQMeN) at the University of Edinburgh. In November/December 2015 he was Visiting Scholar in the Institute of Sociology and Social Psychology (ISS) at the University of Cologne where he designed and taught a BA module on "Education and Social Mobility". 

His research interests include quantitative methods, educational inequality, education and social mobility, education policy, cross-country comparative research and child development. 

He is ad-hoc reviewer for the journals European Sociological Review, Social Science Research, Research in Social Stratifcation and Mobility, International Journal of Manpower, The Sociological Quarterly and Associate Board Member of the BSA journals Sociology and Work, Employment and Society.




Early maternal employment and children's vocabulary and inductive reasoning ability : a dynamic approach
Kühhirt Michael, Klein Markus
Child Development, (2017)
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)
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)
Educational expansion, occupational closure and the relation between educational attainment and occupational prestige over time
Klein Markus
Sociology Vol 50, pp. 3-23, (2016)
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)

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