Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/36334
Authors: 
Bauer, Philipp C.
Riphahn, Regina T.
Year of Publication: 
2009
Series/Report no.: 
IZA Discussion Papers 4466
Abstract: 
We use Swiss data to test whether intergenerational educational mobility is affected by the age at which children enroll in kindergarten. Taking advantage of heterogeneity across cantons we find that early kindergarten enrollment significantly increases educational mobility.
Subjects: 
Kindergarten
pre-school enrollment
educational mobility
intergenerational transmission of education
JEL: 
I2
I21
J24
D30
Document Type: 
Working Paper

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