The Impact of Youth Debt on College Graduation

  title={The Impact of Youth Debt on College Graduation},
  author={Min Zhan},
  journal={Journal of Sociology and Social Welfare},
  • Min Zhan
  • Published 1 September 2014
  • Education
  • Journal of Sociology and Social Welfare
This study examines the associations between educational loans and credit card debt with the possibility of college graduation among a group of youth who enrolled in college. It further investigates whether the associations differ by levels of parental assets. Results indicate that, after parental assets and other variables are considered, educational loans are positively related to college graduation; however, there is evidence that educational loans above $10,000 reduce the probability of… 

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