The project

Mapping inequalities through the life course

Mapineq is a collaborative effort to respond to the imperative challenge of the European Union for identifying and tackling the main drivers of inequality trends.

Mapineq analyses educational, socioeconomic, and health inequalities, and the interdependence between them across the life time and cohorts.

Latest news:

Mapineq Link: Real-world data for research

We’re excited to unveil our third module featuring cutting-edge geo-located socioeconomic indicators sourced from both commercial and unconventional channels. While the complete report is under embargo, we’re offering you a sneak peek into the concept of real-world data, exploring its potential applications, challenges, limitations, and ethical considerations.

The hidden talent pool: Empowering low-qualified persons in the EU labour market

The study by Jan Paul Heisig, Carla Hornberg, and Heike Solga highlights that focusing on workplaces and innovative human resource strategies is essential to improving job opportunities for low-qualified workers

Upcoming event: Unlocking Social Mobility Across Generations. Challenges and Policy Options

Europe risks stagnating social mobility. Despite substantial increases in public spending on education, little has changed in socio-economic outcomes. In our 2nd Mapineq online seminar, we will discuss its causes and consequences for individuals and societies, as well as policy options for the future.

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