Leaving their mark

Københavns Universitet

This week, I get to offer a sneak peak on my work as a researcher. My colleagues and I have put out a working paper (PDF link), describing our early efforts to produce a detailed measure of educational acquisition in Denmark from the 19th century onwards. Our longer-term ambition is to use this (and other) data to explore the role of education — and in particular, changes in the types of higher education — in Denmark’s industrialisation.

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