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Title:Higher education and equality of opportunity in Italy PDF Logo
Authors:Peragine, Vito
Serlenga, Laura
Issue Date:2007
Series/Report no.:IZA Discussion Papers 3163
Abstract:This paper proposes a definition of equality of educational opportunities. Then, it develops a comprehensive model that allows to test for the existence of equality of opportunity in a given distribution and to rank distributions according to equality of opportunity. Finally, it provides an empirical analysis of equality of opportunity for higher education in Italy.
Subjects:Equality of opportunity
higher education
stochastic dominance
JEL:D63
Document Type:Working Paper
Appears in Collections:IZA Discussion Papers, Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit (IZA)

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