For educational attainment, it's more helpful to grow up in an affluent neighborhood than it is harmful to grow up in a poor one, per 23-year large Netherlands cohort study
Article URL: https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0281928
Article Title: Neighbourhood effects on educational attainment. What matters more: Exposure to poverty or exposure to affluence?
Author Countries: The Netherlands, UK
Funding: The research leading to these results has received funding from the European Research Council (https://erc.europa.eu/) under the European Union's Seventh Framework Programme (FP/2007-2013) / ERC Grant Agreement n. 615159 (ERC Consolidator Grant DEPRIVEDHOODS, Socio-spatial inequality, deprived neighbourhoods, and neighbourhood effects; awarded to M. v. H.), as well as from European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme (https://wayback.archive-it.org/12090/20220124075100/https:/ec.europa.eu/programmes/horizon2020/) under Grant Agreement n. 727097 (RELOCAL; awarded to M. v. H.). The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.
Neighbourhood effects on educational attainment. What matters more: Exposure to poverty or exposure to affluence?
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The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.