The Comparative Life Course and Inequality Research Centre (CLIC) studies how inequalities shape and are shaped over the life course. It is part of the Department of Political and Social Sciences of the European University Institute.
A list of our recent Publications, Journal articles & Book Chapters during the years 2017-2023.
This article expands the scope of comparative social stratification research in education to rapidly developing, largely low-income sub-Saharan Africa. First, we investigate trends in the...
Plavgo, I. & Bernard F. 2023
Trends and Determinants of Intergenerational Educational Inequality in Sub-Saharan Africa for Birth Cohorts 1974 to 2003
Children of immigrants in Europe are often found to make more ambitious track choices than native-origin peers, net of academic performance and socioeconomic status. However, literature is mostly...
FERRARA, Alessandro; BRUNORI, Claudia 2023
Immigrant generation, gender, and citizenship: evidence on educational track choices from Italy
The children of immigrants usually make more ambitious enrolment choices than native students with comparable socioeconomic status and academic achievement. Less is known about how ethnic choice...
FERRARA, Alessandro 2023
Aiming too high or scoring too low? Heterogeneous immigrant–native gaps in upper secondary enrollment and outcomes beyond the transition in France
Sorting students on the basis of their academic performance into hierarchically ordered curriculums (i.e., between-school tracking) is common practice in various educational systems....
BATRUCHA, Anatolia; GEVEN, Sara; KESSENICH, Emma; VAN DE WERFHORST, Herman G. 2023
Are tracking recommendations biased? A review of teachers’ role in the creation of inequalities in tracking decisions
A study of unemployment in Sweden for second-generation immigrants and their parents shows that the likelihood that disadvantage will be passed to offspring varies according to national origin.
ARADHYA, Siddartha; GROTTI, Raffaele; HÄRKÖNEN, Juho 2023
Unemployment persistence among second-generation immigrants.