Jan Skopek

Jan Skopek, Dr.

Jan Skopek, Dr., is Assistant Professor at the Department of Sociology at Trinity College Dublin. Previously, he held positions as post-doctoral researcher at the State Institute of Family Research at the University of Bamberg, Germany, and as post-doctoral Senior Researcher at the Comparative Life Course and Inequality Research Centre (CLIC) located at the Department of Political and Social Sciences of the European University Institute (EUI), Florence, Italy. At the EUI, he was part of the research team on the ERC-funded international comparative research project 'Education as a Lifelong Process – Comparing Educational Trajectories in Modern Societies' (eduLIFE). Before that, he headed the Research Data Centre of the German National Educational Panel Study (NEPS) located at the Leibniz Institute for Educational Trajectories (LIfBi), Bamberg (Germany). His research relates to family and social stratification, social demography, the life course, cross-national comparison, and quantitative methodology. He is co-editor of several books and is publishing in internationally reputed journals.

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Blossfeld, H.-P., Kulic, N., Skopek, J., Triventi, M. (2017). Childcare, Early Education and Social Inequality: An International Perspective. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar.

Blossfeld, H.-P., Buchholz, S., Triventi, M., Skopek, J. (2016). Models of Secondary Education and Social Inequality. An International Comparison. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar.

Blossfeld, H.-P., von Maurice, J., Bayer, M., Skopek, J. (2016). Methodological Issues of Longitudinal Surveys: The Example of the National Educational Panel Study. Wiesbaden: Springer.

Blossfeld, H.-P., Skopek, J., Triventi, M., Buchholz, S. (2015). Gender, Education and Employment. An International Comparison of School-to-Work Transitions. Celtenham, UK: Edward Elgar.

Skopek, J. (2017). Entry to formal childcare and abilities of preschoolers: A comparison of East and West Germany. In: Blossfeld, H.-P., Kulic, N., Skopek, J., Triventi, M. (Eds.), Childcare, Early Education and Social Inequality: An International Perspective, Cheltenham, UK, Edward Elgar.