Continuing Education of the Elderly in China: Regional Difference and Family Welfare Promotion
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- Continuing education; Education of the elderly; Lifelong education; Regional difference; Family welfare
Education of the elderly has become an important component of Chinese continuing education and lifelong education system. Although elderly education has received much academic attention, there is a lack of empirical research on the view of the Chinese elderly’s educational development and effect. Based on questionnaire results of CHARLS database, the regional difference, among the eastern, the western, the northeastern and the midland, and family welfare promotion of the Chinese elderly’s continuing education are demonstrated. It is illustrated that the regional development differences in the education for the elderly of China, the eastern which is ahead of other regions in economy was not better than the western in the development of education of the elderly. Meanwhile there is a mismatch between aging degree and development of education of the elderly. Chinese family welfare promoted by continuing education of the elderly is analyzed through Probit Regression Model. As a conclusion, developing the facilities for education of the elderly improves the family welfare of the surrounding residents.
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TY - CONF AU - Hao Wang PY - 2018/05 DA - 2018/05 TI - Continuing Education of the Elderly in China: Regional Difference and Family Welfare Promotion BT - Proceedings of the 2018 8th International Conference on Social science and Education Research (SSER 2018) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 379 EP - 383 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/sser-18.2018.80 DO - 10.2991/sser-18.2018.80 ID - Wang2018/05 ER -