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Learning, training and continuing education are of increasing importance, especially in information or knowledge societies. Thus, the consequences of being less educated for life chances are dramatic. From sociological and economic vantage points, we analyze educational, training, and occupational biographies as a consequence of institutional arrangements varying across countries and over time. Key themes include the cumulative processes of educational and social stratification over the life course and the resulting inequalities in employment opportunities. Also at the center of our research program is the intertwining of life courses and employment careers in partnerships and families.

Ausbildung und Arbeitsmarkt
David Ausserhofer

Carina Cyliax / Antonia Rathmann
fon: +49 30 25491 170/172
fax: +49 30 25491 180
mail: sek-aam [at]

Reichpietschufer 50
D-10785 Berlin

Research fields

Education and Training | Labor and Labor Market