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Lofty pine and clinging vine: The educational 'Great Gatsby Curve' and the role of house prices

Jing You, Xinxin Ding, Miguel Niño-Zarazúa () and Sangui Wang

No wp-2015-147, WIDER Working Paper Series from World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER)

Abstract: We investigate the heterogeneous and nonlinear intergenerational transmission channels of education and the impact on this of house price appreciation. Using the China Household Finance Survey 2011, we construct household history of property purchases and educational investment over the past 16 years with current filial educational achievement.

Keywords: Education; Housing (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2015
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