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Title:Kindergarten enrollment and the intergenerational transmission of education PDF Logo
Authors:Bauer, Philipp C.
Riphahn, Regina T.
Issue Date: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
Appears in Collections:IZA Discussion Papers, Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit (IZA)

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