Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/35317
Authors: 
Bauer, Philipp C.
Riphahn, Regina T.
Year of Publication: 
2009
Series/Report no.: 
IZA discussion papers 3977
Abstract: 
We use Swiss data to test whether intergenerational educational mobility is affected by the age at which children first enter (primary) school. Early age at school entry significantly affects mobility and reduces the relative advantage of children of better educated parents.
Subjects: 
Age at entry
intergenerational transmission of education
educational mobility
JEL: 
I2
I21
J24
D30
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Document Type: 
Working Paper

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