Corpus ID: 152661889

Determinantes do desempenho educacional no Brasil

  title={Determinantes do desempenho educacional no Brasil},
  author={Ricardo Paes de Barros and Rosane Mendonça and Daniel Santos and Giovani Quintaes},
  • Ricardo Paes de Barros, Rosane Mendonça, +1 author Giovani Quintaes
  • Published 2001
  • Political Science
  • Despite the high estimated returns to schooling, the Brazilian educational indicators have been below international standards over the years. Worse, the poorer the family the lower human capital investment is. Since the individual probability of being poor is strongly determined by the educational level, there exists a process of intergenerational transmission of poverty. The main goal of this article is to investigate the determinants of the weak educational performance in Brazil. The analysis… CONTINUE READING

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