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the 2 Minute Paper

Our 2min summaries provide a quick overview of academic papers on inequality (and some books). The idea of the 2-minute paper is to crowd-source a literature review that is useful to our group members. If you've recently read an interesting paper or book and would like to submit a summary, please visit our submission page.

October 16, 2017

The Point: This paper analyzes the direct effect of social origin on the labour market outcomes of
graduates in Italy. While there are studies that scrutinize the effect of social origins on the
labour market outcomes of highly educated individuals, a major challenge for these studies
lies in the measurement of...

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