ERIC Number: EJ522742
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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College Attendance and the College Wage Premium: Differences by Gender.
Averett, Susan L.; Burton, Mark L.
Economics of Education Review, v15 n1 p37-49 Feb 1996
Examines gender differences in college attendance decisions, employing National Longitudinal Survey of Youth data. Uses a human-capital model stressing family characteristics and expected future earnings differential between college and high school graduates. The higher the college wage premium, the more likely men are to attend college. Women's decisions are less affected by higher college wage premiums. (23 references) (MLH)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Numerical/Quantitative Data; Journal Articles
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Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: National Longitudinal Survey of Youth