Against the Tide: Household Structure, Opportunities, and Outcomes Among White and Minority Youth
W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, Apr 9, 2009 - Political Science - 181 pages
This book examines the effects of household structure on youth and young adults and how these effects might have contributed to the negative trends in educational and employment outcomes observed for young minorities over time.
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Outcomes for Young Adults in Two Cohorts
Household Structure and Young Adult Outcomes
Other Correlates of Household Structure and Their Effects
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African American ASVAB biological parents black females black males causal chapter childbearing coefficients cohort controls correlated descriptive statistics differences in household educational attainment educational outcomes effects of household employment outcomes enrolled equations especially estimated effects family income family structure fixed-effects models four-year college full sample growing h0r spous0 high school dropout Hispanic Holzer home environment hous0hold household struc household structure human capital enrichment incarceration includ0d instrumental variable interview labor market liv0d low-income mal1 marri0d marriage married maternal McLanahan measures Mod0l Moth0r and h0r Natural log negative effects neighborhood never-married mothers NLSY observed Offner parental income percent percentage points race and gender racial group rates risky behaviors Russell Sage Foundation sample members self-reported siblings significant single parenthood single-parent families spouse Structure at Age structure on outcomes survey Table trends unmarried Urban Institute variabl1 variables wages weeks Wssks young adults young whites youth living youth outcomes