Intergenerational Education Transmission: Neighbourhood Quality and/or Parents' Involvement

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Patacchini, Eleonora; Zenou, Yves;
(2004)
  • Subject: cultural substitution; cultural transmission; education; peer effects
    • jel: jel:I21 | jel:J13 | jel:J24

We develop a model that gives some microfoundation to the impact of residential neighborhood on children’s educational attainment and then test it using the UK National Child Development Study. We find that, for high-educated parents, the better the quality of the neigh... View more
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