Education and Social Mobility

The Research Area Comprises

  • Educational Investments and Returns
  • COVID-19 and Educational Outcomes
  • Social Mobility and Its Economic Consequences

The Research Area “Education and Social Mobility” analyses the relationship between educational investments and social mobility. It examines the effects of COVID-19-induced teaching disruptions on schooling outcomes as well as the consequences of restricted access to education on social inequality. Further, it investigates the consequences of equality of opportunity for individual earnings and collective economic development.