Math-oriented fields of study and the race gap in graduation likelihoods at elite colleges.

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This study examines the relationship between chosen field of study and the race gap in college completion among students at elite colleges. Fields of study are characterized by varying institutional arrangements, which impact the academic performance of students in higher education. If the effect of fields on graduation likelihoods is unequal across racial… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ssresearch.2016.03.005

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