Session 62:
Educational Achievement and Attainment

Thursday, May 1
2:45 PM - 4:15 PM
Clarendon/Dartmouth
3rd Floor

Chair: Robert D. Mare, University of California, Los Angeles
Discussant: Michael Hout, New York University (NYU)

  1. The Impact of Israel’s Class-Based Affirmative Action on Admission and Academic OutcomesSigal Alon, Tel Aviv University; Ofer Malamud, University of Chicago

  2. Immigrant Generational Status, Occupational Plans, and Postsecondary Education in the United StatesStephen L. Morgan, Cornell University; Dafna Gelbgiser, Cornell University

  3. Why Is the Rate of College Dropout so High and Why Is It Rising for Men?Maury Gittleman, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS); Alison Aughinbaugh, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS); Charles R. Pierret, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)

  4. Cohort Trends in the Relationship between Non-Cognitive Skills and Educational AttainmentVida Maralani, Yale University; Seongsoo Choi, Yale University

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