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Video October 26, 2021

Understanding the Drivers of Intergenerational Educational Mobility in Developing Countries

Intergenerational relative mobility—the extent to which a person’s life chances are determined by that of her parents—is stagnant or even getting worse. In this talk on October 26, 2021, World Bank economist Forhad Shilpi discussed intergenerational mobility in education in developing countries, covering both methodological and conceptual issues as well as empirical evidence from Indonesia and India.