- Volume 58 Issue 4
Purpose of this research is to analyze process that poverty influences in academic attainment of children. Data comes from Korea Youth Panel Survey 2004(Primary School 4). Analysis method is Structural Equation Modeling. Results show that poverty influences through process variable such as family function, neighborhood environment, private education, self-confidence. Findings from this study suggest that societal support for poor families contributes to improving academic attainment of child. Specially, such societal support needs to be centered to factors that mediates factor of poverty.
poverty;academic attainment;family function;neighborhood environment;private education;self-confidence;process analysis