Intergenerational educational mobility
The dataset contains modified Living Standards Measurment Survey (LSMS) data from eight African countries: Cote D' Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Malawi, Madagascar, Niger, Nigeria and Uganda that is used for the analysis in the thesis. The dataset is saved in Stata format (.dta) and can be opened using Stata software. The information contained in the country level data sets includes individual and parental education (converted into years of schooling), the average education of the parental ethnic group (converted into years of schooling), the ethnicity, age and sex of the individuals, and average sizes of the household. The pooled dataset further contains the variable country which is the country identifier.