Session 68:
Determinants and Consequences of Educational Attainment

Friday, April 2
8:30 AM - 10:20 AM
3rd Floor

Chair: Ross M. Stolzenberg, University of Chicago
Discussant: Vida Maralani, University of California, Los Angeles

  1. Gender-Specific Trends in the Value of Education and the Emerging Gender Gap in College CompletionThomas DiPrete, Duke University; Claudia Buchmann, Duke University

  2. Why Are Some Academic Fields Tipping towards Female?Paula S. England, Northwestern University; Paul Allison, University of Pennsylvania; Su Li, Northwestern University; Michelle Budig, University of Massachusetts

  3. First Marriage and First Birth Patterns by Educational Attainment in the Transiting Societies, the Netherlands, Japan and Southern IndiaHideko Matsuo, Université Catholique de Louvain; Sarbani Banerjee, University of Groningen; Inge Hutter, University of Groningen

  4. The Dynamics of School and Work in Rural BangladeshJose J. Canals-Cerda, University of Colorado at Boulder; Cristobal Ridao-Cano, World Bank Group

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