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Markus Klein is a Senior Lecturer in Human Development and Education Policy in the School of Education at the University of Strathclyde (since 2018). He previously was a research fellow for the ESRC-funded Applied Quantitative Methods Network (AQMeN) at the University of Edinburgh (2013-2015) and, in 2013, completed his Ph.D. in Sociology at the University of Mannheim.
He is a Life Course Research Affiliate at the ARC Centre of Excellence for Children and Families over the Life Course, University of Queensland.
Using quantitative methods and secondary data analysis, his research deals with the formation of socioeconomic inequalities at various stages across the life course. He recently developed a keen interest in the socioeconomic determinants and consequences of school absenteeism. More information on his research can be found here.
He is the PI of the ESRC SDAI project 'Family background and educational attainment: An investigation into the mediating role of school absenteeism' (more information on this project here) and recently commenced a new project on 'Understanding school attendance, education, and labour market outcomes' funded by the Nuffield Foundation (more information on this project here).
Dr Klein supervises in the areas of child development, school attendance, educational inequality, social mobility, education policy, returns to education, and comparative research.
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1/05/22 → 30/04/24
Klein, M., Sosu, E. & Lillywhite, E., 13 May 2022, Glasgow: University of Strathclyde. 4 p.
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Klein, M., Sosu, E. M. & Dare, S., 13 Feb 2022, In: AERA Open. 8, 1, p. 1-14 14 p.
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Klein, Markus (Recipient), 2019
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Secondary school absences and adolescents' post-school destinations - Evidence from the Scottish Longitudinal Study
Markus Klein (Speaker)8 Sep 2022
Activity: Talk or presentation types › Oral presentation
Children's Academic Achievement and Behavior Problems at the Intersection of Gender and Family Environment
Markus Klein (Speaker)9 Sep 2022
Activity: Talk or presentation types › Invited talk