Session 64:
Determinants of Educational Attainment

Thursday, March 30
3:30 PM - 5:20 PM
Los Feliz
Lobby Level

Chair: Robert Kominski, U.S. Census Bureau
Discussant: Roger A. Wojtkiewicz, Ball State University

  1. Timing Is Everything? A Proposed Multi-State Model of Post-Secondary Transitions across Two Cohorts of U.S. StudentsMegan Andrew, University of Wisconsin at Madison; Cecilia Ceja, University of Wisconsin at Madison

  2. The Impact of Nutrition and School Quality on Primary School Enrollment in the PhilippinesJere Behrman, University of Pennsylvania; Sharon J. Ghuman, Population Council; Socorro Gultiano, University of San Carlos; Elizabeth King, World Bank Group

  3. The Relationship between Fertility and Children’s Education in Brazil: A Natural Experiment Using Twin DataAna P. Verona, University of Texas at Austin

  4. Early Marriage and Pregnancy as Factors in School Dropout: An Analysis of DHS data from Sub-Saharan AfricaCynthia B. Lloyd, Population Council; Barbara S Mensch, Population Council

  5. Islam and Gender Inequality in EducationFatou Jah, Cornell University

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