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Intergenerational transfers of human capital

Sharada Weir

Intergenerational transfers of human capital

evidence of two types of education externalities

by Sharada Weir

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Published by Centre for the Study of African Economies in Oxford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementSharada Weir.
SeriesCSAE Working Paper Series -- WPS 2000-15
ContributionsCentre for the Study of African Economies.
The Physical Object
Pagination28p.
Number of Pages28
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18482419M

Intergenerational transfers are donations of resources from one age group or generation to another, with no expectation of explicit repayment, and therefore transfers do not include economic exchanges. 1 Examples are resources devoted by parents to childrearing, adult children supporting their elderly parents, and elderly people assisting their adult children or Cited by: "Education Policy and Intergenerational Transfers in Equilibrium," Working Papers , Human Capital and Economic Opportunity Working Group. Gary S. Becker, " A Treatise on the Family," NBER Books, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc, number beckCited by: 2.

Downloadable! We argue that the demographic changes caused by the one child policy (OCP) may not harm China's long-term growth. This attributes to the higher human capital induced by the intergenerational transfer arrangement under China's poor-functioning formal social security system. Parents raise their children and depend on them for support when they reach an . Intergenerational transfers, both during the lifetime of the transferor and afterward, provide the major source of wealth transfers in many economies. The nature of such transfers can have a major impact on the distribution of wealth, the ability of the next generation to invest in human capital, and therefore on income distribution as well.

Intergenerational transfer, human capital and long-term growth in China under the one child policy Article in Economic Modelling – June with . Over time, the propensity to give to all children has de-creased in the East, and the amount given has increased in the West. However, transfers to college-age children have increased in both regions. These results support a relevant role for liquidity constraints and human capital in-vestments in the determination of parental transfers. 1.


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Intergenerational Transfer of Human Capital and Optimal Education Policy. HELMUTH CREMER. University of Toulouse. Search for more papers by this author. PIERRE PESTIEAU. University of Liège. Search for more papers by this author. Cited by: The results show that (i) human capital, measured by health and education, is directly transmitted from one generation to the next, reflecting the parent-induced inequality of development opportunities among offspring in China; (ii) the estimated intergenerational income elasticity increases from to when the direct transfer of human capital is.

The results show that (i) human capital, measured by health and education, is directly transmitted from one generation to the next, reflecting the parent-induced inequality of development opportunities among offspring in China; (ii) the estimated intergenerational income elasticity increases from to when the direct transfer of human capital is Cited by: 9.

Intergenerational Transfer, Human Capital and Long-term Growth in China under the One Child Policy Xi Zhu, John Whalley, and Xiliang Zhao NBER Working Paper No. June JEL No. J13,O11,O53 ABSTRACT We argue that the demographic changes caused by the one child policy (OCP) may not harm China’s long-term by: 1.

IZA DP No. Intergenerational Transfer of Human Capital under Post-War Distress: The Displaced and the Roma in the Former Yugoslavia Martin Kahanec, Mutlu Yuksel published in: Gil Epstein and Ira Gang (eds.), Migration and Culture, Frontiers of Economics and Globalization, Vol.

8, Emerald Publishing, Bingley, Intergenerational Transfer of Human Capital most studies of Hispanics’ slow educational progress focus on their parents’ low average attainment levels, because they impose a ceiling for their offspring, we are particularly interested in the ability of highly educated parents to transmit their educational advantages to their children.

Intergenerational transfer of human capital under post-war distress: the displaced and the Roma in the Former Yugoslavia. For example, transfers through the family may take the form of parental expenditures on children or old-age support provided by children for their parents; transfers through the public sector may involve tax-supported public education or pay-as-you-go social security programs; and implicit intergenerational transfers may take place through credit markets if lenders, on average, are.

intergenerational transfers within families can neutralize most, if not all, of the government policies aiming at alter- ing the intergenerational distribution of resources, like so- cial security programs.

We use a three-period overlapping-generations (OLG) model to show that the human capital transfer plays a remarkable role in determining the parent-to-offspring investment in human capital and the intergenerational elasticity of income.

Income Shocks, Intergenerational Transfers, and Human Capital in Germany. The literature on the intergenerational transmission of human capital has usually assumed that the link runs from parents to children. However, for certain types of human capital, such as health, it is possible that the link runs in the other direction as by: We find that the education of both parents is important to enrolment and starting time.

Furthermore, education of women in the neighbourhood increases the probability of enrolment. This suggests that there are two types of external benefit of schooling in terms of intergenerational transfers of human capital. The Value of Children: Intergenerational Transfers, Fertility and Human Capital Jaqueline Oliveira Yale University [Draft: October 21st] Abstract In this paper I investigate the relationship between fertility and old-age support in developing countries.

In the first part of the paper, I present a two-period model. This parameter can be viewed as the “talent” or the “ability” of the child but may also be related to institutional settings and school quality. The term e t is the human capital the child receives without any direct parental investments.

This term represents the attributes endowed upon the child, depending on characteristics of the parents, the child's upbringing, genetic factors. The lasting effect of intergenerational wealth transfers: Human capital, family formation, and wealth ☆ Author links open overlay panel Richard A.

Benton a Lisa A. Keister b Show moreCited by: 3. Intergenerational Transfer, Human Capital and Long-term Growth in China under the One Child Policy Xi Zhu, John Whalley, Xiliang Zhao.

NBER Working Paper No. Issued in June NBER Program(s):Labor Studies. We argue that the demographic changes caused by the one child policy (OCP) may not harm China's long-term by: 1.

CREMER, Helmuth & PESTIEAU, Pierre, "Intergenerational transfer of human capital and optimal education policy," CORE Discussion PapersUniversité catholique de Louvain, Center for Operations Research and Econometrics (CORE). Cremer, Helmuth & Pestieau, Pierre, This paper explores how altruistic parents structure transfer rules in response to potential incentive problems and how the investment behavior of children is influenced by these transfer policies.

To investigate these issues, I develop a dynamic model of altruistic transfers in which transfers can be tied to the purchase of human capital Author: Maria Perozek.

Income Shocks, Intergenerational Transfers, and Human Capital in Germany Article in Vierteljahrshefte zur Wirtschaftsforschung 70(1) Author: Enrica Croda. We find that the association between infected mothers’ and their children’s human capital is 30 % less than the general population.

Finally, focusing only on noninfected mothers and their children, we show that HIV prevalence in the community also impairs the intergenerational human capital transfers even if mother is HIV negative.Together, these patterns suggest that human capital and family formation are likely to shape the ways a household uses an intergenerational transfer and whether a Cited by: 3.Intergenerational transmission of human capital: parents’ characteristics and their impact on the child’s educational choice Luna Bellaniy CEPS/INSTEAD, Luxembourg November Abstract A growing strand of the economic literature studies the extent to which socioeconomic status is transmitted from one generation to the Size: KB.