Federal Reserve Bank of New York Staff Reports Double Majors : One for Me , One for the Parents ?

@inproceedings{Zafar2010FederalRB,
  title={Federal Reserve Bank of New York Staff Reports Double Majors : One for Me , One for the Parents ?},
  author={Basit Zafar},
  year={2010}
}
  • Basit Zafar
  • Published 2010
At least a quarter of college students in the United States graduate with more than one undergraduate major. This paper investigates how students decide on the composition of their paired majors―in other words, whether the majors chosen are substitutes or complements. Since students use both their preferences and their expectations about major-specific outcomes when choosing their majors, I collect innovative data on subjective expectations, drawn from a sample of Northwestern University… CONTINUE READING