ERIC Number: EJ496722
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
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Measuring Socioeconomic Status in Studies of Child Development.
Hauser, Robert M.
Child Development, v65 n6 p1541-45 Dec 1994
Comments on the ideas presented by Entwisle and Astone in this issue. Suggests that to produce sound measurements of children's socioeconomic background requires a substantial investment in coding, data collection, and management. Nevertheless, a standard set of racial-ethnic and socioeconomic variables, no matter how well measured, cannot serve as all-purpose statistical controls for family background. (AA)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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IES Cited: ED491283