The Probability of Teenage Parenthood: Parental Predictions and Their Accuracy
- PsychologyJournal of Family and Economic Issues
Teenage parenthood is an often-discussed topic in family economics since it has been shown to affect many outcomes for the teen, child, and household. Using a nationally representative longitudinal…
Labor contracts and parents’ educational expectations for children: Income effect or expected effect?
A culture of despair? Inequality and expectations of educational success
A culture of despair represents a negative feedback loop, where low perceptions of economic mobility result in declines in expectations of future success, which result in lowered probabilities of…
Reducing inequality in access to university in Chile: the relative contribution of cultural capital and financial aid
- EducationHigher Education
In 2016, Chile implemented a policy of free higher education (gratuity) for secondary school graduates from families in the lower income range. One of the stated objectives of the new policy was to…
Predictors of Latinx Youth Health and Emotional Well-being: Social Determinants of Health Perspective
- PsychologyJournal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities
Analysis of data from the Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Study suggests that several SDOH, including economic stability, education, neighborhood and built environment, and social and community context, are particularly important for Latinx adolescent well-being.
CaPromise: Training interventions for parents and guardians of young recipients of Supplemental Security Income
- MedicineJournal of Vocational Rehabilitation
Parents and guardians play significant roles helping young individuals with disabilities to develop expectations about adult endeavors, including postsecondary education and work, partially shaped by access to information and training related to disability.
Rethinking Schools as a Context of Reception: How Language Acquisition Programs and Reclassification Shape Latino English Learners' Educational Outcomes
- Linguistics, Education
Rethinking Schools as a Context of Reception: How Language Acquisition Programs and Reclassification Shape Latino English Learners’ Educational Outcomes
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Educational Expectations and Attainment
This paper examines the role of educational expectations in the educational attainment process. We utilize data from a variety of datasets to document and analyze the trends in educational…
Educational Choices, Subjective Expectations, and Credit Constraints
In this paper we analyze the link between people's "subjective" expectations of returns to schooling and their decision to invest into schooling. We use data from a household survey on Mexican junior…
Do Mothers' Educational Expectations Differ by Race and Ethnicity, or Socioeconomic Status?.
Parental Expectations and Children's Academic Performance in Sociocultural Context
In this paper, we review research on parental expectations and their effects on student achievement within and across diverse racial and ethnic groups. Our review suggests that the level of parental…
Not Just Any Path: Implications of Identity-Based Motivation for Disparities in School Outcomes.
Family and High School Experience Influences on the Postsecondary Educational Plans of Ninth-Grade Students
The objectives of this study were to review the current literature on status attainment and student college choice and to develop and test a structural model of predisposition to attend college.…
Rising College Expectations among Youth in the United States: A Comparison of the 1979 and 1997 NLSY
We examine the rise in college expectations among 15- and 16-year-olds in the 1979 and 1997 NLSY. Probit models estimate the effects of gender, race/ethnicity, family characteristics, and local…
The Changing Role of Family Income and Ability in Determining Educational Achievement
- EconomicsJournal of Human Capital
We use the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth 1979 and 1997 cohorts to estimate the effects of ability and family income on educational attainment in the early 1980s and early 2000s. The effects…
Family structure and children’s educational outcomes: Blended families, stylized facts, and descriptive regressions
It is shown that educational outcomes for both types of children in blended families—stepchildren and their half-siblings who are the joint children of both parents—are similar to each other and substantially worse than outcomes for children reared in traditional nuclear families.
The Company You Keep: The Effects of Family and Neighborhood on Disadvantaged Youths
We examine the effects of family background variables and neighborhood peers on the behaviors of inner-city youths in a tight labor market using data from the 1989 NBER survey of youths living in…