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Family Wealth and College Choice


Jun 01, 2014


May 02, 2016
Funding Agency
American Educational Research Association

Using a discrete choice model adjusts for the possible endogenous nature of family wealth and data from the Panel Study of Income Dynamics (PSID), this research project will explore the impact of family financial resources including income and wealth on the college choice decisions of high school graduates in the 21st century. In addition, this study will examine what factors moderate the impact of these family financial resources on college choice decisions.

Primary Investigator(s)

Professor, Marsal Family School of Education; Professor of Economics, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts; Professor, Gerald R Ford School of Public Policy

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