Author: Cook, Michael, & Evans, William

Title: Families or Schools? Explaining the Convergence in White and Black Academic Performance

University Affiliation: University of Maryland


Research Question: What has caused the convergence in White and Black academic performance over the past twenty years? Are changes in families or schools responsible?

Published: Yes

Journal Name or Institutional Affiliation: Journal of Labor Economics

Journal Entry: Vol. 18, No. 4, pp. 729-754

Year: 2000


Scholarship Type Journal Article Empirical Research

Keywords: Academic Achievement, Achievement Gap, Family, Math, Reading, SES, School Quality

Regions National

Methodologies: Quantitative

Research Designs: Secondary Survey Data

Method of Analysis: Oaxaca Decomposition

Sampling Frame: National

Sample Types: Random

Unit of Analysis: School, Student

Data Types: Quantitative-Longitudinal

Data Description:


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