Session 13:
Gender, Race, Educational Attainment and the Returns to Education

Thursday, April 11
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Bayside B
4th Floor

Chair: Jennifer C. Lee, Indiana University
Discussant: Youngjoo Cha, Indiana University

  1. It’s Not Enough to Stay in School: Race and Gender Differences in the Wage Returns of Educational AttainmentMichelle J. Budig, University of Massachusetts; Misun Lim, University of Massachusetts; Melissa Hodges, University of Massachusetts; Melissa Fugiero, University of Massachusetts

  2. Fields of Study and the Race Gap in College Graduation Likelihoods at 4-Year Elite CollegesDafna Gelbgiser, Cornell University; Sigal Alon, Tel Aviv University

  3. Refusing to Fail? Masculine Over-Persistence and the Gender Gap in STEM RepresentationAndrew Penner, University of California, Irvine; Robb Willer, University of California, Berkeley

  4. Toward Greater (In)Equality? Gender and Race Segregation in Green Fields of Study in American Higher EducationDafna Gelbgiser, Cornell University; Kyle Albert, Cornell University

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