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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.
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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Hedman, L.K. (author), van Ham, M. (author), Tammaru, T. (author)
The literature on intergenerational contextual mobility has shown that neighbourhood status is partly "inherited" from parents to children where children who spend their childhood in deprived neighbourhoods are more likely to live in such neighbourhoods also as adults. It has been suggested that such transmission of neighbourhood status also is...
working paper 2017
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Manley, D.J. (author), van Ham, M. (author), Hedman, L.K. (author)
Longer term exposure to high poverty neighbourhoods can affect individual socio-economic outcomes later in life. Previous research has shown strong path dependence in individual neighbourhood histories. A growing literature shows that the neighbourhood histories of people is linked to the neighbourhoods of their childhood and parental...
working paper 2018