Selected Work in Progress

1. No Evidence for Causal Effects of Maternal and Paternal Ages at First Birth on Children’s Test Scores at Age 10 (with Felix C. Tropf, Fartein A. Torvik, Ole A. Andreassen, and Torkild H. Lyngstad). Revise and Resubmit

2. The Impact of Coronavirus-Related School Closures on Socioeconomic Inequalities in the Perceived Risk of School Failure in Switzerland (with Florence Lebert and Oliver Lipps). Revise and Resubmit.

3. The Effect of Parental Separation on Educational Achievement: An Instrumental Variable Analysis (with Juho Härkönen). Revise and Resubmit.

4. Tracking in Context: Variation in the Effects of Reforms in the Age at Tracking on Educational Mobility (with Marieke Heers). Under Review. Working paper available here:

5. Compensatory or Boosting Advantage? Analyzing Parental Influence in a Selective Education System (with Rita Schmutz). Under Review.

6. Research Note: Socioeconomic and Gender Differences in the Impact of Family Size on Child Education (with Antonina Zhelenkova). Under Review.

7. The Impact of Sibling Relationships on Education over the Life Course: A Genetically Sensitive Design (with Mirko Ruks and Martin Diewald). Under Review.

8. The Pattern of Educational Inequality: The Contribution of Family Background on Levels of Education over Time and across Four Countries (with Outi Sirniö, Hannu Lehti, Kieron Barclay, and Jani Erola). Under Review. Working paper available here:

9. Liberal and Radical Equality of Opportunity (with Alicia Garcia-Sierra). In Progress.

10. Unpacking Inequality of Opportunity through Genetic Information (with Sonia Petrini). In Progress.

11. Where Is the Compensatory Advantage Mechanism Producing Inequality in Educational Performance in Norway? (with Øyvind N. Wiborg). In Progress.