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An Analysis of the Paradox of "Poverty Caused by Education" and the Study of Related Precise Poverty Alleviation Strategies——A Case Study of 14 Poverty-Stricken Villages in Gansu Province
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Pages: 167-176
Year: Issue:  9
Journal: Economic Geography

Keyword:  poverty caused by educationanalysis of paradoxprecise poverty alleviationGansu Province;
Abstract: Based on the field survey data of 14 poverty-stricken villages in Gansu Province,this paper uses Logit model to analyze the impact of different levels of education on poverty and the relationship between family education and poverty in the family,and respond to and analyze the problem of "poverty caused by education" The study found that the improvement in the level of farmer labor education significantly reduced the probability of families failing into poverty.The enrollment of peasant children significantly increased the probability of families falling into poverty,especially when there were 2 to 3 children in the family."Poverty caused by education" is the consumption of paid poverty caused by the rigid expenditure of family education under the condition of established income,which belongs to temporary and paid poverty.Finally,in view of the actual situation of poverty education in the western region,the author puts forward some suggestions on how to promote poverty alleviation,including strengthening the construction of teachers and developing rural pre-school education scientifically,optimizing the allocation of rural educational resources and promoting the balanced development of compulsory education in urban and rural areas.The development of high school and secondary vocational education,increase the opportunities for students to choose development;improve the poor students subsidy policy to reduce the burden of education for poor families;the establishment of urban and rural integrated labor and employment market,improve the rural children's employment level.
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