Long-Lasting Effects of Socialist Education

  title={Long-Lasting Effects of Socialist Education},
  author={Nicola Fuchs-Sch{\"u}ndeln and Paolo Masella},
Political regimes influence the contents of education and the criteria used to select and evaluate students. We study the impact of a socialist education on the likelihood of obtaining a college degree, as well as on several labor market outcomes, by exploiting the reorganization of the school system in East Germany after reunification. Our identification strategy exploits cut-off birth dates for school enrollment that lead to variation in the length of exposure to the socialist education… CONTINUE READING

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