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Impact of rural-urban migration on children's academic performance in China

ZHANG, Yanze

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Abstract

Left-behind children and rural-urban migrant children have become two large vulnerable groups in China. What is the well-being status of them? In this paper, I tested their academic performance by utilizing the data from CFPS. After solving endogeneity issue with instrumental variables, I obtained empirical results suggesting that urban-urban children’ academic performance do not improve after migration, while left-behind children suffer from low academic performance due to the separation from their parents. This study highlights the significant difference between rural and urban education quality, and implies the importance of parenting in children’s education. It also provides policy recommendations to Chinese government to deal with this issue.

Advisors
Wang, Shun
Department
KDI School, Master of Development Policy
Issue Date
2019
Publisher
KDI School
Description
Thesis(Master) --KDI School:Master of Development Policy,2019
Keywords
Academic achievement--China.; Education--China.
Contents
Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: Methodology

Chapter 3: Results

Chapter 4: Discussion
Pages
30 p
URI
https://archives.kdischool.ac.kr/handle/11125/32851
Type
Thesis
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