Monday 12
B1 - Education, development programs II
Chair: Jean Hindriks
› 14:55 - 15:20 (25min)
› Room 522 - S. Bernhardt
School segregation and intergenerational mobility
Jean Hindriks  1, *@  , Andreu Areans  2@  
1 : Center of Operation Research and Econometrics [Louvain]  (CORE)  -  Website
34, Voie du Roman Pays B-1348 Louvain-la-Neuve -  Belgium
2 : CORE UCL  -  Website
* : Corresponding author

Understanding the drivers of equal opportunities in education is a major question in economics. A very relevant feature of different schooling models and school choice mechanisms concerns school segregation by family background. School segregation has a mechanical negative effect on intergenerational mobility, and moreover, it is likely to affect parental investment behavior, potentially reinforcing the decrease in mobility.

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