Session 26:
Education Enrollment and Attainment

Thursday, March 31
10:30 AM - 12:20 PM
Salon L
Level 5

Chair: Claudia Buchmann, Ohio State University
Discussant: Stephen L. Morgan, Cornell University

  1. A Multiple-Spells Competing-Risks Model of Student Departure from CollegeDennis A. Ahlburg, University of Minnesota; Stephen L. DesJardins, University of Michigan; Brian McCall, University of Minnesota

  2. College Access and the Shifting Meritocracy: Test Scores, Class Rank and Race-Sensitive Admission CriteriaSigal Alon, Tel Aviv University; Marta Tienda, Princeton University

  3. Does School Performance Increase when Children Enter at Younger Ages?Dean R. Lillard, Cornell University; Jennifer Gerner, Cornell University

  4. Forecasting Human Capital: Using Demographic Multi-State Projection Methods to Show the Long-Term Effects of near-Term Investments in EducationWolfgang Lutz, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA); Anne Goujon, Vienna Institute of Demography; Annababette Wils, Academy for Educational Development (AED)

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