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CentrePiece Article
Children of the Revolution
Eric Maurin and Sandra McNally
June 2005
Paper No' CEPCP184:
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CentrePiece 10 (2) Summer 2005, pages: 16-19

New research by Eric Maurin and Sandra McNally reveals that France's short-lived 'revolution' of May 1968 had long-term benefits for the angry students - and later for their children. These findings have important implications for the debate about widening access to higher education.

More details on the research discussed here are in 'Vive la Révolution! Long Term Returns of 1968 to the Angry Students', CEE Discussion Paper No. 49