Process Analysis of Poverty Influences on Academic Attainment of Children

빈곤이 아동의 학구적 성취에 영향을 미치는 과정 분석

  • Published : 2006.11.30

Abstract

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.

Keywords

poverty;academic attainment;family function;neighborhood environment;private education;self-confidence;process analysis