Session 142:
Educational Attainment: Social and Economic Issues

Saturday, April 3
8:30 AM - 10:20 AM
Beacon G
3rd Floor

Chair: Thomas DiPrete, Duke University
Discussant: Herbert L. Smith, University of Pennsylvania

  1. High School Exit Examinations and State-Level Graduation and GED Rates, 1992-2000John R. Warren, University of Minnesota; Krista N. Jenkins, University of Minnesota

  2. The Effects of State-Mandated Testing on Educational OutcomesDean R. Lillard, Cornell University

  3. Parental Divorce and Child Educational Attainment: A Dynamic ApproachShirley H. Liu, Stony Brook University, State University of New York

  4. Why Do Minority Men Earn Less? A Study of Wage Differentials among the Highly EducatedDan Black, Syracuse University; Amelia Haviland, Carnegie Mellon University; Seth G. Sanders, University of Maryland; Lowell Taylor, Carnegie Mellon University

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