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Table 6 OLS regressions of cross-country correlates of intergenerational persistence

From: On intergenerational (im)mobility in Latin America

  Dependent Variable: beta-coefficient Dependent variable: correlation coefficient between own and parental education
(1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8)
Gini 0.847 (0.430)*    0.838 (0.358)** 0.561 (0.353)    0.644 (0.366)
Returns to primary education   0.002 (0.001)   0.002 (0.001)*   0.001 (0.001)   0.001 (0.001)
Expenditure per student in primary education/GDP per capita    −0.016 (0.007)** −0.012 (0.007)*    −0.007 (0.006) −0.007 (0.007)
Constant 0.177 (0.221) 0.551 (0.043)*** 0.787 (0.074)*** 0.269 (0.207) 0.278 (0.181) 0.545 (0.036)*** 0.652 (0.064)*** 0.303 (0.212)
R 2 0.20 0.16 0.27 0.60 0.14 0.03 0.10 0.31
Countries 18 17 16 15 18 17 16 15
  1. Robust standard errors in parentheses
  2. *** Significant at 1 %, ** significant at 5 %, * significant at 10 %