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IRPHE 2004, 9(4): 43-74 Back to browse issues page
Effects of Family Socio – economic Status on Demands for Higher Education
M. Gharun
, m – gharun@irphe.ir
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This article examines effects of Family Socio – economic status on demands for higher education in Iran. Human capital theory and micro – economic approach were selected for this study. This approach identifies effective factors in people,s decision for entering or not entering to universities and institutes of higher education. In addition, the model estimates the effects of factors such as family income, family spending, parents, educational level, family size housing space and gender on continuing their education in post- secondary institutions. Data collection was based on statistic center of Iran Data Banks during 1992-95. The results indicate that the educational level of parents, housing space and age have positive effect on demands for higher education while gender and economic status have negative effect.
Keywords: Human Capital, Family, Tertiary Education, Demand, Socio-Economic Factors, Meso-level, Binary Choice and Logit.
Type of Study: Original |
Received: 2009/10/10
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Gharun M. Effects of Family Socio – economic Status on Demands for Higher Education. IRPHE. 2004; 9 (4) :43-74
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year 9, Issue 4 (winter 2004) Back to browse issues page
فصلنامه پژوهش و برنامه ریزی در آموزش عالی Quarterly Journal of Research and Planning in Higher Education
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