Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/99196
Authors: 
Schöb, Anke
Year of Publication: 
2001
Citation: 
[Journal:] Vierteljahrshefte zur Wirtschaftsforschung [ISSN:] 1861-1559 [Publisher:] Duncker & Humblot [Place:] Berlin [Year:] 2001 [Volume:] 70 [Issue:] 1 [Pages:] 172-179
Abstract: 
In this paper, I use data from the German Socio-Economic Panel (GSOEP) to investigate whether and how a German youth' s choice of secondary school (Hauptschule, Realschule, Gymnasium) varies with the timing and duration of poverty experienced in childhood. To investigate what role the timing of poverty plays, I examine the correlation between educational choices and the poverty status of each child' s household in the three years preceding the educational decision to be analysed. Not surprisingly, persistently poor youth are less likely to choose higher educational trajectories.
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