Private schooling, educational transitions, and early labour market outcomes: Evidence from three Anglophone countries

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Jerrim, John, Parker, Phillip D., Chmielewski, Anna K. and Anders, Jake. (2016) Private schooling, educational transitions, and early labour market outcomes: Evidence from three Anglophone countries. European Sociological Review. 32(2), pp. 280 - 294. https://doi.org/10.1093/esr/jcv098
AuthorsJerrim, John, Parker, Phillip D., Chmielewski, Anna K. and Anders, Jake
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This article considers the extent to which private-state school differences in post-secondary outcomes can be explained by family background, secondary school achievement, or neither of the above. We find that privately educated children’s more advantaged family backgrounds and higher levels of school achievement are the main reasons why this group is more likely to enter university and work in professional jobs. However, even after accounting for family background and high school achievement, non-trivial private-state school differences in later lifetime outcomes remain. Empirical evidence is presented for three industrialized nations (Australia, England, and the United States), with broadly similar patterns of association observed within each.

Year2016
JournalEuropean Sociological Review
Journal citation32 (2), pp. 280 - 294
PublisherOxford University Press
ISSN0266-7215
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)https://doi.org/10.1093/esr/jcv098
Scopus EID2-s2.0-84964725610
Open accessOpen access
Page range280 - 294
Research GroupInstitute for Positive Psychology and Education
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