It has been argued that failure to enlist participation in education in developing countries cannot be attributed exclusively to insufficiency of the schools. To the extent that child schooling reflects parental capacity to invest in human capital formation, there is a need to reckon with the factors bearing on the parents′ decision regarding child schooling. As an illustrative example, examines the impact of household income, household size, ownership of assets, parents′ education, parents′ socio‐economic status, area literacy level and presence of school in the area on the schooling of an individual child in Pakistan.
Burney, N.A. and Irfan, M. (1995), "Determinants of child school enrolment: evidence from LDCs using choice‐theoretic approach", International Journal of Social Economics, Vol. 22 No. 1, pp. 24-40. https://doi.org/10.1108/03068299510075113Download as .RIS
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