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Title:Parental education and children's school and work status in urban Ethiopia: a note on gender bias
Authors:Alvi, Eskander
Dendir, Seife
Year:2015
Periodical:South African Journal of Economics (ISSN 0038-2280)
Volume:83
Issue:1
Pages:101-116
Language:English
Geographic term:Ethiopia
Subjects:education
child labour
gender
economic models
Link:https://doi.org/10.1111/saje.12055
Abstract:This paper examines gender bias in the parental education - child status link using data from urban Ethiopia. Gender bias is defined here, specifically, as the differential impact of a parent's education on a child's status depending on the gender of the parent vis--vis the child. Children's status is measured by school enrolment and participation in market work. Results from a basic model point to same-gender bias - father-son, mother-daughter in school enrolment and father-son in market work. In an extended model, results show that father-on bias in market work may be particularly pertinent for middle- to later-born children. Policy interventions should be mindful of such differential effects, particularly if the aim is to address persistent gender disparities in children's status. Bibliogr., notes, ref., sum. [Journal abstract]
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