Published Feb 24, 2021

Jincheng Wang  


Education, as one of the forms of human capital investment, especially in developing countries, is considered an important way for families to get rid of generational poverty. The contradictory “poverty caused by education” is an education problem in the new era. It is a social phenomenon in which family members (children) receive education and cause family economic poverty. Based on the connotation of “poverty caused by education,” this paper analyzed its formation mechanism from the three levels of society, family, and school and tried to give some suggestions to reduce the risk of “poverty caused by education effectively.”


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Poverty, Education, Causality, Investment, Family Expenditure, Overeducation

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How to Cite
Wang, J. (2021). Poverty Caused by Education: Educational Issues in China in the New Era. Science Insights Education Frontiers, 8(1), 943–958. https://doi.org/10.15354/sief.21.or012
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