Thursday, April 30 / 3:30 PM - 5:20 PM   •   Mackinac West

Session 58:
Access to and the Impact of College Education

Chair: Jennie E. Brand, University of California, Los Angeles
Discussant: Robert M. Hauser, University of Wisconsin at Madison

  1. Race and the Growing Female Advantage in Educational Attainment: A Trend ComparisonThomas A. DiPrete, Columbia University ; Anne McDaniel, Ohio State University ; Claudia Buchmann, Ohio State University ; Uri Shwed, Columbia University

  2. Minority Higher Education Pipeline: Consequences of Changes in College Admissions Policy in TexasAngel L. Harris, Princeton University ; Marta Tienda, Princeton University

  3. Rationing Opportunity: The Role of America’s Colleges and Universities in Graduation TrendsMichael Hout, University of California, Berkeley

  4. Is a College Degree Still the Great Equalizer? Intergenerational Mobility across Levels of Schooling in the U.S.Florencia Torche, New York University

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