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Family Values and Educational Choice

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  • Marina Della Giusta

    () (School of Economics, University of Reading)

  • Nigar Hashimzade

    () (School of Economics, University of Reading)

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We look at the educational choice of parents for their children, when the level of education affects individual values. This approach may be applied to the analysis of temporal changes in values and attitudes in a community of immigrants.

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  • Marina Della Giusta & Nigar Hashimzade, 2009. "Family Values and Educational Choice," Economics Discussion Papers em-dp2009-01, Department of Economics, Reading University.
  • Handle: RePEc:rdg:emxxdp:em-dp2009-01
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