Accessing higher education in developing countries: Panel data analysis from India, Peru, and Vietnam

Accessing higher education in developing countries: Panel data analysis from India, Peru, and... •Panel data from 3 birth cohorts (India, Peru, Vietnam) tracked from age 8 to age 19.•We document steep gradients in access across wealth and parental education.•Educational gradients largely explained by aspirations and test scores at age 12.•Wealth gradients plausibly related to liquidity constraints.•Gender gaps in India (pro-male) and Vietnam (pro-female), but not in Peru. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png World Development Elsevier

Accessing higher education in developing countries: Panel data analysis from India, Peru, and Vietnam

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Elsevier
Copyright
Copyright © 2018 Elsevier Ltd
ISSN
0305-750X
eISSN
1873-5991
D.O.I.
10.1016/j.worlddev.2018.04.015
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Abstract

•Panel data from 3 birth cohorts (India, Peru, Vietnam) tracked from age 8 to age 19.•We document steep gradients in access across wealth and parental education.•Educational gradients largely explained by aspirations and test scores at age 12.•Wealth gradients plausibly related to liquidity constraints.•Gender gaps in India (pro-male) and Vietnam (pro-female), but not in Peru.

Journal

World DevelopmentElsevier

Published: Sep 1, 2018

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