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ERIC Number: EJ605216
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-0022-1546
Differences in the Decision To Attend College Among African Americans, Hispanics, and Whites.
Perna, Laura Walter
Journal of Higher Education, v71 n2 p117-41 Mar-Apr 2000
This study expands traditional college investment decision-making models to include measures of social and cultural capital as proxies for expectations, preferences, tastes, and uncertainty. The model is then used to compare four-year enrollment decisions among African Americans, Hispanics, and whites, using the National Educational Longitudinal Study database. (DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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