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Decomposition of Indirect and Direct Effects


Calculates various estimates for measures of educational differentials, the relative importance of primary and secondary effects in the creation of such differentials and compares the estimates obtained from two datasets.


Package: DECIDE
Type: Package
Version: 1.3
Date: 2022-06-06
License: GPL (>= 2)
LazyLoad: yes

See relative.importance.


Christiana Kartsonaki

Maintainer: Christiana Kartsonaki <>


Kartsonaki, C., Jackson, M. and Cox, D. R. (2013). Primary and secondary effects: Some methodological issues, in Jackson, M. (ed.) Determined to succeed?, Stanford: Stanford University Press.

Erikson, R., Goldthorpe, J. H., Jackson, M., Yaish, M. and Cox, D. R. (2005) On Class Differentials in Educational Attainment. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 102: 9730–9733

Jackson, M., Erikson, R., Goldthorpe, J. H. and Yaish, M. (2007) Primary and secondary effects in class differentials in educational attainment: The transition to A-level courses in England and Wales. Acta Sociologica, 50 (3): 211–229

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