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Demography (2013) 50 (2): 447–469.
Published: 17 October 2012
... assignment of students into single-sex versus coeducational high schools—to assess causal effects of single-sex schools on college entrance exam scores and college attendance. Our validation of the random assignment shows comparable socioeconomic backgrounds and prior academic achievement of students...
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Demography (2022) 59 (4): 1431–1457.
Published: 01 August 2022
... is the father's ethnicity. Minority identification is also associated with gender, birth year, mother's education, household income, migration status, parent's perception of the child's diligence, the geographic concentration of minorities, and eligibility for ethnicity-based bonus points on the college entrance...
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Demography (2022) 59 (2): 731–760.
Published: 01 April 2022
... parents, on average, and experience fewer parental entrances or exits compared with peers in family units where the reference person has less education in a given decade. In the most recent decade, for example, children in a family unit with a college-educated reference person resided with an average...
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Demography (1965) 2 (1): 456–462.
Published: 01 March 1965
... importantes, pero no puedenmedirse con los datos censales disponibles. Census Bureau Enrollment Rate College Entrance College Enrollee College Attendance References 2 Wellman , B. L. ( 1945 ). IQ Changes of Preschool and Nonpreschool Groups during the Preschool Years: A Summary...
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Demography (2022) 59 (1): 349–369.
Published: 01 February 2022
... of expenditures per student, average freshmen college entrance examination score, or the prestige ranking of the college ( Arum et al. 2008 ). Another commonly employed indicator is the Barron's selectivity score, which considers the academic performance of admitted students ( Conwell and Quadlin 2021 ; Thompson...
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Demography (2007) 44 (2): 335–343.
Published: 01 May 2007
... at the time of the birth, for all children born between September 1978 and August 1982, a period during which there were over 300,000 births per year in Taiwan. Following the normal path, those born between September 1978 and August 1979 would take the college entrance examinations held in 1997; hence, we...
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Demography (2015) 52 (2): 569–592.
Published: 05 February 2015
... if a student took the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT), the nationally recognized college-entrance exam and a measure of the students’ academic motivation and college aspirations. The four cohorts of 9th graders include a total of 592,293 students. Approximately 6 % of these 9th grade students were...
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Demography (2013) 50 (6): 2287–2296.
Published: 27 November 2013
..., and Jaesung Choi. Causal Effects of Single-Sex Schools on College Entrance Exams and College Attendance: Random Assignment in Seoul High Schools ...............447–469 Pilkauskas, Natasha V. See Marcia J. Carlson .............................................1421–1447 Pongou, Roland. Why...
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Demography (2020) 57 (2): 627–652.
Published: 23 March 2020
... with mean values, and dummy variables for missing observations are also controlled. 6 More than 70% of expenditures on private out-of-school education is on Korean, math, and English (Statistics Korea 2017b ), which account for 60% to 70% of the total maximum score in the national college entrance...
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Demography (2018) 55 (2): 511–534.
Published: 15 February 2018
... backgrounds significantly less likely to cohabit, but those who do cohabit enter shared living at significantly slower tempos than women whose mothers lacked a college degree. In addition, among sexual relationships that transitioned into cohabiting unions, college-educated women were significantly more...
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Demography (2024) 61 (3): 879–899.
Published: 01 June 2024
..., Black, or Hispanic, or having at least a college degree, was associated with delayed union formation; having parents with a college degree or more was also associated with delayed union formation. Living in the Midwest or the South was associated with early union entrance for both men and women compared...
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Demography (2022) 59 (6): 2161–2186.
Published: 01 December 2022
... of educational pairing conditional on marriage. 3 Arum and Roksa ( 2014 ) defined U.S. college selectivity based on the SAT percentile scores of college entrants. The university hierarchy in Japan reflects the difficulty of entrance examinations (Ishida 2007 ), but institutions that require higher...
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Demography (2002) 39 (1): 95–117.
Published: 01 February 2002
... in ethnic differences in the entrance to primary school and the transition to junior high school. For the analysis of enrollment, I used the rural component of the 1992 National Sample Survey on the Situation of Chinese Children, a cooperative effort of UNICEF and the Chinese government (see State...
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Demography (2008) 45 (2): 245–270.
Published: 01 May 2008
..., and books. One scheme, funded by the central government, provides four years of remedial tutoring to select secondary school students to prepare them for gaining entrance into colleges and universities. Although many of these programs started out substantially underfunded, their allocation has increased...
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Demography (2023) 60 (2): 379–410.
Published: 01 April 2023
... R. , Song X. , & Xie Y. ( 2019 ). Parental divorce is not uniformly disruptive to children's educational attainment . Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences , 116 , 7266 – 7271 . Brand J. E. , & Xie Y. ( 2010 ). Who benefits most from college...
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Demography (2004) 41 (2): 363–384.
Published: 01 May 2004
..., Volume 41-Number 2, May 2004 nonmanual jobs, but the risk is that students from rural origins, after finishing three years of academic high school, may fail in the National College Entrance Examination and hence have to return to their home villages and work as peasants. Thus, we expect, other things...
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Demography (2007) 44 (2): 389–404.
Published: 01 May 2007
..., educational, and moral standards for enlistment. Men with health limitations, who do not meet relatively stringent standards for scores on the ASVAB (the basic entrance examination used by the military), who have little education, or who have a felony conviction are not eligible for enlistment. In addition...
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Demography (2021) 58 (3): 1039–1064.
Published: 01 June 2021
... likelihoods of degree attainment—for which consistent measurements are available before college entrance (in 2004) and after college enrollment (in 2006). I estimated a model predicting bachelor’s degree aspirations in 2006 for the subset of students who in 2004, while still in high school, aspired to earn...
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Demography (2014) 51 (5): 1677–1701.
Published: 30 September 2014
... to 28.2 in 2010. It increased even more among women, rising from age 22.0 to 26.1 (U.S. Census Bureau 2011 ), while the overall share of young adults married by age 30 declined (Cohn et al. 2011 ). Delays in labor market entrance and barriers to advancement, expensive housing, and increasing levels...
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Demography (2017) 54 (1): 311–336.
Published: 07 December 2016
...-run results support the belief that education offers protective weight benefits. In addition, college years represent a period when many youths become responsible for the first time for self-regulating diet, physical activity, and other behaviors. Thus, college entrance may be a crucial period...
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