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Inequality in Income and Access to Education: A Cross-Country Analysis

Daniele Checchi ()

No wp-1999-158, WIDER Working Paper Series from World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER)

Abstract: In the current debate on the relationship between inequality in income distribution and growth one of the possible link works through the access to education. After reviewing this debate, a formal model shows how the imperfection of financial markets makes educational choices dependent on the distribution of family incomes.

Keywords: Economic development; Education; Equality and inequality; Families; Income distribution (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 1999
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