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Frontiers in Educational Research, 2022, 5(14); doi: 10.25236/FER.2022.051405.

Research on the Relationship between Education Mismatch and Family Education Expenditure——Empirical Research Based on CFPS Household Data


Yashi Liu, Ting Liu

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Yashi Liu

Business School, Central University of Finance and Economics, Beijing, 100098, China


As China's new labor enters the stage of higher education, the phenomenon of educational mismatch is becoming more and more serious. In order to explore the impact of parental education mismatch on family education expenditure, this paper uses regression model to conduct empirical research on CFPS2018 data. The results show that the incidence of educational mismatch in my country is relatively high at present, the degree of mother's educational mismatch is positively correlated with the family's educational expenditure, and the mother's years of over-education reflects the family's emphasis on education. Therefore, it is necessary to seek a balance between the mother's educational investment in the family and work, and further solve the problem of educational mismatch.


education mismatch, education spending, human capital

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Yashi Liu, Ting Liu. Research on the Relationship between Education Mismatch and Family Education Expenditure——Empirical Research Based on CFPS Household Data. Frontiers in Educational Research (2022) Vol. 5, Issue 14: 19-25. https://doi.org/10.25236/FER.2022.051405.


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