Author: Bennett, Pamela R., & Lutz, Amy

Title: How African American is the Net Black Advantage? Differences in College Attendance Among Immigrant Blacks, Native Blacks, and Whites

University Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University; Syracuse University


Research Question: Investigates the reason that Black high school graduates are more likely to attend college than white high school graduates, looking specifically at whether this advantage is driven by immigrant Blacks who come from more privileged socioeconomic backgrounds.

Published: Yes

Journal Name or Institutional Affiliation: Sociology of Education

Journal Entry: Vol. 82, Pp. 70-100

Year: 2009


Scholarship Type Journal Article Empirical Research

Keywords: African American, College, Immigrants, Oppositional Culture Theory

Regions National

Methodologies: Quantitative

Research Designs: Secondary Data, Survey

Method of Analysis: Propensity Score Matching

Sampling Frame: Black and white high school graduates in the U.S.

Sample Types: Random

Unit of Analysis: Student

Data Types: Quantitative-Panel Data

Data Description:


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