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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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University of Oxford
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Young Lives
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Queen Elizabeth House,Department of International Development
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University of Oxford
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Young Lives
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Queen Elizabeth House,Department of International Development
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
Young Lives
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Queen Elizabeth House,Department of International Development
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
Young Lives
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Queen Elizabeth House,Department of International Development
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
Young Lives
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Queen Elizabeth House,Department of International Development
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University of Oxford
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Social Sciences Division - Queen Elizabeth House,Department of International Development
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Publication date:
2013-01-01
URN:
uuid:ccd286e6-b101-488c-94b3-09e18dad11e0
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ora:7869
ISBN:
978-1-909403-11-6

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