Parental Investments in Schooling: The Roles of Gender and Resources in Urban Brazil
AbstractThere have been dramatic increases in educational attainment in Brazil over the last half-century. These increases have been especially rapid for women who are, today, better educated than men. The importance of the education and income of mothers and fathers in explaining this growth is explored.
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INVESTMENTS; SCHOOLS; BRAZIL; EDUCATION;
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