Session 144:
Higher Education

Friday, April 1
2:30 PM - 4:20 PM
Tyler
Mezzanine Level

Chair: Sarah Turner, University of Virginia
Discussant: Osborne Jackson, Northeastern University
Discussant: Stephanie Cellini, George Washington University

  1. Do Sheepskin Effects Vary by Gender and Race? An Evaluation of the Return to College Degrees 1993 – 2003Ronald C. Caldwell, University of Kansas; Donna K. Ginther, University of Kansas

  2. The Increasing Role of Student Effort in Postsecondary AttainmentEric Grodsky, University of Minnesota; Catherine Riegle-Crumb, University of Texas at Austin; Barbara King, University of Texas at Austin

  3. Time to the Doctorate and the Labor Market for New PhD RecipientsJeffrey A. Groen, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)

  4. Testing the Influence of Course-Level Gender Representation on Postsecondary Achievement and Major ChoiceKimberlee A. Shauman, University of California, Davis; Michal Kurlaender, University of California, Davis

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