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(In)Equality of Opportunity in Higher Education @ WZB Berlin, November 9-10, 2017

It is our pleasure to invite you to two lectures by Lorraine Dearden (University College London) and Carlo Barone (Sciences Po) on social inequality in higher education and its consequences for educational policies.

Information Barriers and Social Inequality in Higher Education: a Field Experiment
Carlo Barone
Sciences Po, Center for Studies in Social Change
Thursday, November 9, 2017, WZB Berlin Social Science Center, Reichpietschufer 50, 10785 Berlin (Room A300)
14:00-15:00

Socio-Economic Gaps in Higher Education Access, Outcomes and Returns: Evidence and Policy Lessons from English Administrative Data
Lorraine Dearden
University College London, Institute for Fiscal Studies
Friday, November 10, 2017, WZB Berlin Social Science Center, Reichpietschufer 50, 10785 Berlin (Room A300)
13:15-14:15

The lectures are part of the interdisciplinary workshop “Higher Education and (In)Equality of Opportunity” (https://sites.google.com/site/ciderworkshop1/) that is organised by fellows of the College for Interdisciplinary Educational Research (CIDER) – a joint initiative of the BMBF, the Jacobs Foundation and the Leibniz Association (https://www.ciderweb.org). The workshop is funded by the WZB Berlin Social Science Center, Research Unit “Skill Formation and Labor Markets” (https://www.wzb.eu) and CIDER.

Please register for the lectures until November 7, 2017 at  oliver.winkler@soziologie.uni-halle.de.