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Table 5 Effect of circumstances on own educational attainment

From: On intergenerational (im)mobility in Latin America

  Parental education White Female Parent income decile Constant Obs. R 2
Argentina 0.441 (0.029)*** 0.744 (0.272)*** 0.347 (0.227) 0.265 (0.065)*** 5.317 (0.417)*** 689 0.323
Bolivia 0.596 (0.033)*** −1.429 (0.793) −0.982 (0.303)*** 0.432 (0.096)*** 4.221 (0.396)*** 687 0.424
Brazil 0.642 (0.034)*** 0.930 (0.288)*** 0.329 (0.284) 0.097 (0.073) 4.007 (0.393)*** 804 0.314
Colombia 0.502 (0.040)*** −0.136 (0.355) 0.321 (0.345) 0.355 (0.082)*** 5.273 (0.422)*** 653 0.290
Costa Rica 0.367 (0.047)*** 0.233 (0.373) −0.476 (0.372) 0.219 (0.095)** 5.252 (0.561)*** 481 0.142
Chile 0.543 (0.026)*** −0.323 (0.219) −0.647 (0.195)*** 0.233 (0.064)*** 6.122 (0.363)*** 767 0.478
Dom. Rep. 0.676 (0.040)*** 0.259 (0.596) 0.123 (0.373) 0.345 (0.116)*** 3.647 (0.532)*** 469 0.418
Ecuador 0.665 (0.029)*** −0.213 (0.518) −0.204 (0.258) 0.290 (0.074)*** 3.575 (0.342)*** 795 0.435
El Salvador 0.567 (0.045)*** 0.284 (0.656) −0.730 (0.391)* 0.195 (0.090)** 4.545 (0.439)*** 532 0.236
Guatemala 0.792 (0.050)*** −0.649 (0.509) −0.012 (0.324) 0.176 (0.092)* 1.873 (0.368)*** 442 0.453
Honduras 0.379 (0.048)*** 0.224 (0.407) 0.177 (0.331) 0.193 (0.082)** 4.154 (0.364)*** 515 0.153
Mexico 0.550 (0.030)*** −0.844 (0.427)** −0.344 (0.309) 0.250 (0.075)*** 5.442 (0.397)*** 627 0.374
Nicaragua 0.576 (0.036)*** −0.608 (0.577) 0.123 (0.361) 0.282 (0.083)*** 2.826 (0.373)*** 501 0.330
Panama 0.553 (0.037)*** 1.914 (0.451)*** 0.048 (0.332) 0.395 (0.078)*** 3.622 (0.416)*** 490 0.430
Paraguay 0.551 (0.034)*** 0.380 (0.305) −0.652 (0.309)** 0.159 (0.080)** 5.327 (0.477)*** 498 0.345
Peru 0.498 (0.029)*** −0.680 (0.528) −1.392 (0.288)*** 0.246 (0.081)*** 6.021 (0.363)*** 728 0.366
Uruguay 0.577 (0.031)*** 0.348 (0.360) 0.137 (0.233) 0.113 (0.057) 4.209 (0.481)*** 709 0.316
Venezuela 0.418 (0.030)*** 0.477 (0.275)* 0.318 (0.265) 0.223 (0.080)*** 6.348 (0.492)*** 735 0.256
  1. Robust standard errors in parentheses
  2. *** Significant at 1 %, ** significant at 5 %, * significant at 10 %