Saturday, April 19 / 12:30 PM - 2:20 PM   •   Napoleon B3

Session 163:
Racial Differences in Education

Chair: Thomas A. DiPrete, Columbia University
Discussant: Sean F. Reardon, Stanford University

  1. Are Black Students Punished for “Acting White”?: Race, Academic Achievement, and Friendship ChoicesJennifer Flashman, University of California, Los Angeles

  2. Parental Job Loss and Children’s College Attendance in Black and White Middle-Class FamiliesAriel Kalil, University of Chicago ; Patrick Wightman, University of Chicago

  3. Race and Fields of Study: A Detail Decomposition of Income Growth, 1993 to 2003ChangHwan Kim, University of Minnesota

  4. Explaining the Persistence of Racial Gaps in Schooling in South AfricaCally Ardington, University of Cape Town ; Murray Leibbrandt, University of Cape Town

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