A Literature Review on the Impact of Using the Internet on Educational Investment

Yang WANG, Yang FENG, Jie LIN


This paper summarizes the factors of educational investment and the possible mechanisms of using the Internet on educational investment. From the existing research, the influencing factors of educational investment could be summarized as three aspects, which are the economic conditions, the structure of the member, and the cultural concept of the family. The main channels of using the Internet influence educational investment are economic mechanism and conceptual mechanism. This paper deepens the understanding of the impact of using the Internet on the development of society and households, and it is helpful to analyze the phenomenon of the intergenerational transmission of human capital, and provides research basis for promoting the development of the Internet and improving households’ welfare.


Educational Investment; Internet; Human capital

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