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ERIC Number: EJ548013
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-0037-7732
Fields of Study, College Selectivity, and Student Inequalities in Higher Education.
Davies, Scott; Guppy, Neil
Social Forces, v75 n4 p1417-38 Jun 1997
Analyses of national longitudinal survey data revealed that male college students were much more likely than females to enter fields of study with high economic returns; socioeconomic factors did not affect entry into lucrative fields net of other background factors, but did affect entry into selective colleges; and measured academic ability predicted all dependent variables. Contains 48 references. (Author/SV)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: National Longitudinal Survey of Youth