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The Historical International Standard of Classification of Occupations or HISCO is a theoretical model used to code social class and occupational status.[1] Formulated in 2002, the model complements the ILO's ISCO68 scheme, as it prescribes a universal code system for examining occupation descriptions.


  1. ^ Leeuwen, M.H.D.; Maas, I (2010). "Historical Studies of Social Mobility and Stratification" (PDF). Annual Review of Sociology. 36: 429–451. doi:10.1146/annurev.soc.012809.102635.

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