Richard Breen was a Research Officer in the ESRI from 1980 until 1991, when he took up the post of Professor of Sociology at Queen?s University, Belfast. He subsequently moved to the European University Institute in Florence and to Nuffield College, Oxford, where he was an Official Fellow. In January 2007 he joined Yale University, where he is currently Professor of Sociology and Co-Director of the Center for Research on Inequalities and the Life Course. He is also a Senior Research Fellow of Nuffield College, Oxford and Fellow of the Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin fur Sozialforschung. He is a Fellow of the British Academy, a Member of the Royal Irish Academy and a Member of Academia Europaea. See http://www.yale.edu/sociology/faculty/pages/breen/
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Latest Publications: Social Mobility and Equality of OpportunitySocial Mobility in Ireland: A Comparative AnalysisIreland North and South: Perspectives from Social ScienceConclusionsEducational Inequality in Ireland, North and SouthInvestment in Education: Educational Qualifications and Class of Entry in the Republic of IrelandSocial Mobility and Social Class in IrelandGender and Class Mobility: Evidence from the Republic of IrelandModelling Trends in Social Fluidity: The Core Model and a Measured-Variable Approach ComparedSocial Class, Class Origins and Political Partisanship in the Republic of Ireland
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