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ACCESS TO POST-SECONDARY EDUCATION AMONG UNDER-REPRESENTED AND MINORITY GROUPS: MEASURING THE GAPS, ASSESSING THE CAUSES

@inproceedings{Finnie2011ACCESSTP,
  title={ACCESS TO POST-SECONDARY EDUCATION AMONG UNDER-REPRESENTED AND MINORITY GROUPS: MEASURING THE GAPS, ASSESSING THE CAUSES},
  author={Ross E. Finnie},
  year={2011}
}
  • R. Finnie
  • Published 12 January 2011
  • Medicine, Political Science
This paper provides an empirical analysis of access to post-secondary education among under-represented and minority groups in Canada based on the uniquely rich Youth in Transition Survey (Reading Cohort). We first treat the groups individually and then together to see how membership across different groups affects the identified gaps. We then add other sets of explanatory variables available in the YITS-A (high school grades and engagement, PISA reading scores, etc.) to see what portion of the… Expand

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