Gender variation in developmental trajectories of educational and occupational expectations and attainment from adolescence to adulthood.

@article{Mello2008GenderVI,
  title={Gender variation in developmental trajectories of educational and occupational expectations and attainment from adolescence to adulthood.},
  author={Zena R. Mello},
  journal={Developmental psychology},
  year={2008},
  volume={44 4},
  pages={1069-80}
}
Adolescents' future expectations are a potentially important precursor of adult attainment and may illuminate how males and females vary in schooling and work. Thus, this longitudinal study examined gender variation in developmental trajectories of educational and occupational expectations from adolescence to adulthood and in connection to corresponding adult attainment. National data (NELS:88) including individuals aged 14 to 26 and hierarchical linear modeling analyses yielded several… CONTINUE READING

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