Research


Ongoing Research Projects and Cooperations

BAGSS: Bamberg Graduate School of Social Sciences
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BiKSplus [8-18]: The Effects of Social Origin, Interests, Personality Traits and Skills on Educational Decisions and Outcomes
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LIfBi: Leibniz Institute for Educational Trajectories
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National Educational Panel Study (NEPS): Social Inequality and Educational Decisions Across the Life Course
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eduLIFE: Education as a Lifelong Process – Comparing Educational Trajectories in Modern Societies
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Social Mobility and Educational Inequality in International Comparison
In this international research cooperation, we analyse intergenerational social mobility and the development of educational inequalities in East and West Germany and compare our finding with developments in Great Britain, Italy and Sweden. For this purpose, we collaborate with John Goldthorpe, Robert Erikson, Antonio Schizzerotto, Hans-Peter Blossfeld, and Erzsébet Bukodi.

Completed Research Projects

flexCAREER: Flexibility Forms on the Labor Market

GLOBALIFE: Life Courses in the Globalization Process

Household Wealth Inequality in International Comparison

Mate Choice in Online-Dating