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Title: Family Income and Students Mobility
Authors: Lupi, Claudio
Ordine, Patrizia
Keywords: Higher education
University choice
Liquidity constraints
Issue Date: 2-Sep-2008
Abstract: This paper investigates the reasons that determine students mobility in Italy and tries to explain why in the presence of quality differentials among universities the majority of students choose to remain in their regions of origin. We find that low mobility is related to family income and other financial and background characteristics. Low mobility in turn implies the existence of little competition among universities, and hence little incentive for improvement in either teaching or resea
Informations: published in Giornale degli Economisti e Annali di Economia, vol 68 (2009), no. 1, pp. 1-23.
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