The long arm of mentoring: a counterfactual analysis of natural youth mentoring and employment outcomes in early careers.

@article{McDonald2014TheLA,
  title={The long arm of mentoring: a counterfactual analysis of natural youth mentoring and employment outcomes in early careers.},
  author={Steve McDonald and Joshua K. Lambert},
  journal={American journal of community psychology},
  year={2014},
  volume={54 3-4},
  pages={262-73}
}
Young people often develop natural mentoring relationships with nonparental adults during adolescence and young adulthood. While much has been learned about the benefits of natural mentoring for more proximate outcomes such as mental health and education, relatively little is known about the causal impact of youth mentoring relationships on career opportunities. This study uses data from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health (Add Health) survey to explore the effects of different… CONTINUE READING
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