Against the tide: household structure, opportunities, and outcomes among white and minority youth
W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, Apr 9, 2009 - Family & Relationships - 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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1ample 9ver married Mother associate's degree ASVAB biological parents black females black males causal chapter childbearing coefficients cohort correlated descriptive statistics differences in household educational attainment educational outcomes effects of household employment outcomes enrolled equations especially esrolled estimated effects family income fixed-effects models four-year college full sample high school dropout Hispanics Holzer home environment household characteristics household Mother household struc household structure human capital enrichment incarceration instrumental variable interview labor market labor market outcomes low-income marriage maternal McLanahan measures mother's hours negative effects neighborhood never-married mothers NLSY observed Offner outcomes for young parental income percent percentage points race and gender racial gaps racial group rates risky behaviors Round Russell Sage Foundation sample member lived self-reported significant single parenthood single-parent families structure at age structure on outcomes survey Table trends unmarried Urban Institute variabl1 variables weeks young adults young whites youth living youth outcomes