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Markus Klein is a Senior Lecturer in Human Development and Education Policy in the School of Education. He previously was a research fellow for the 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 mechanisms for social inequality across the life course.
Together with Dr Edward Sosu (Strathclyde) he recently commenced an ESRC funded research into the role of school absenteeism in the poverty-attainment gap.
He is the Course Leader for the MEd Education Studies (part-time).
For more information see his webpage.
He supervises in the areas of educational inequality, social mobility, education policy, returns to education, comparative research and child development.
Direct and indirect effects of grandparent education on grandchildren's cognitive development: the role of parental cognitive abilityKlein, M. & Kühhirt, M., 20 May 2021, Queensland, Australia, 30 p. (Life Course Centre Working Paper Series; no. 2021-06).
Research output: Working paperOpen AccessFile3 Downloads (Pure)
Socioeconomic Disparities in School Absenteeism after the First Wave of COVID-19 School Closures in ScotlandSosu, E. & Klein, M., 31 Jan 2021, Glasgow: University of Strathclyde. 4 p.
Research output: Book/Report › Other reportOpen AccessFile118 Downloads (Pure)
Klein, Markus (Recipient), 2019
Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)
School absenteeism and academic achievement: Is missing out on school more detrimental to children from lower socioeconomic backgrounds?
Markus Klein (Speaker)27 Apr 2021
Activity: Talk or presentation types › Invited talk
IV ISA Forum of Sociology: SES in Utero and Early Childhood, and Later Achievements in the Life Course
Markus Klein (Invited speaker)25 Feb 2021
Activity: Participating in or organising an event types › Organiser of special symposia