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Intergenerational Mobility and Education - Evidence from Latin America
The main objective of this study is to investigate the extent of social mobility in Latin America. Using educational attainment as a proxy for socioeconomic status in 18 Latin American countries, this study estimates ...
Female educational enrollment, labor force participation and economics growth - A panel-data study in Europe
During the last decades, female engagement in both educational and working activities has rapidly increased in many European countries. Hence, it is of interest to study whether this increase could be of significant ...
Is the effect of access to electricity on employment greater for women with higher levels compared to lower levels of education
This paper aims to examine if the probability of being employed can be affected by having access to electricity and also a higher level of education. In line with previous research it focuses primarily on rural areas but ...
The impact of orphanhood and HIV/AIDS on school enrolment - Evidence from Zambia
HIV/AIDS has made a great number of children orphans in sub-Saharan Africa where Zambia is one of the worst hit countries. The impact of the HIV/AIDS pandemic has become an issue of not only health, but of cross-sectional ...
Female Education and Gender Inequality - A study of Indian children´s enrolment and future outcomes
The objective of this thesis is to investigate the educational gender inequality and the differences among boys’ and girls’ educational attainment and outcomes in India. India is considered to be the most fast growing ...