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Are the children of uneducated farmers doubly disadvantaged ? farm, nonfarm and intergenerational educational mobility in rural China (English)

This paper relaxes the single-factor model of intergenerational educational mobility and analyzes heterogeneous effects of family background on children’s education in villages, with a focus on the role of nonfarm occupations. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7459 OCT 26, 2015

Emran,M. Shahe; Sun,Yan Disclosed

Magical transition ? intergenerational educational and occupational mobility in rural China : 1988–2002 (English)

This paper presents evidence on intergenerational educational and occupational mobility in rural China over a period of 14 years (1988–2002). To understand whether the estimated inter-generational persistence can be driven solely by unobserved heterogeneity, biprobit sensitivity analysis and heteroskedasticity-based identification are implemented. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7316 JUN 22, 2015

Emran,Shahe; Sun,Yan Disclosed

Adjusting to a changing world (English)

In the six months since the previous East Asia and Pacific economic update, the regional economic landscape has been dominated by two key developments in the global economy. ... See More +

Working Paper 95722 APR 01, 2015

Ahsan,Ahmad; Bredenkamp,Caryn; Dewina,Reno; Diaz-Bonilla,Carolina; Hirano,Yumeka; O'Keefe,Philip B.; Ollero,Antonio M.; Pambudi,Eko Setyo; Smits,Karlis; Somanathan,Aparnaa; Spatafora,Nikola L.; Tandon,Ajay; Umapathi,Nithin; Vashakmadze,Ekaterine T.; Zhao,Luan; Sun,Yan Disclosed