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de Vuijst, E. (author), van Ham, M. (author)
In the Netherlands, obtaining a higher education increases the chance to move to a better neighbourhood for native Dutch adults who grew up in a deprived parental neighbourhood.<br/>For non-Western minorities, education does not have this positive effect on socio-spatial mobility. In this study we investigate potential explanations for these...
working paper 2017
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van Ham, M. (author), Boschman, S.E. (author), Vogel, M.S. (author)
Studies of neighbourhood effects often attempt to identify causal effects of neighbourhood characteristics on individual outcomes, such as income, education, employment, and health. However, selection looms large in this line of research and it has been repeatedly argued that estimates of neighbourhood effects are biased as people non-randomly...
working paper 2017
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Hedman, L.K. (author), Manley, D.J. (author), van Ham, M. (author)
Previous research has reported evidence of intergenerational transmission of both neighbourhood status and social and economic outcomes later in life; parents influence where their children live as adults and how well they do later in life in terms of their income. However, interactions between the individual, the childhood family and...
working paper 2017