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The impact of parental aspirations on private school enrolment: evidence from Andhra Pradesh, India

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This paper presents an analysis of the role of parental aspirations in determining private school choice in Andhra Pradesh, using quantitative and qualitative data from the Young Lives cohort study over two rounds. Aspirations are measured using a range of indicators of what educational attainment level and future occupational status parents desire for their children. We find robustly, across all measures of aspirations and different empirical specifications, that parental aspirations have...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
International Development
Research group:
Young Lives
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
International Development
Research group:
Young Lives
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
International Development
Research group:
Young Lives
Role:
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
International Development
Research group:
Young Lives
Role:
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
International Development
Research group:
Young Lives
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Funding agency for:
Georgiadis, A
Grant:
R8544
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Publisher:
Young Lives Publisher's website
Publication date:
2013-01-01
ISBN:
9781909403116
Language:
English
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Deposit date:
2014-02-03

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