ERIC Number: EJ317663
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1985
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Birth Order and Educational Attainment in Full Sibships.
Hauser, Robert M.; Sowell, William H.
American Educational Research Journal, v22 n1 p1-23 Spr 1985
In this paper, the association of birth order with educational attainment is examined among Wisconsin high school graduates of 1957 and their siblings. There are not significant or systemic effects of birth order on schooling when other relevant variables have been controlled. (Author/DWH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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Note: This research was supported by the Spencer Foundation, the National Science Foundation (SES-80-10640), and the National Institute of Mental Health (MH-6275). Computations were performed using facilities of the Center for Demography and Ecology of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, which are supported by the Center for Population Research of the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (HD-5876).