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Source: Journal of Higher Education
Resulting in 4 citations.
1. Doyle, William R.
Skinner, Benjamin T.
Does Postsecondary Education Result in Civic Benefits?
Journal of Higher Education 88,6 (2017): DOI: 863-893.
Also: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/00221546.2017.1291258
Cohort(s): NLSY97
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Keyword(s): Civic Engagement; Educational Attainment; Higher Education; Volunteer Work; Voting Behavior

Public support for higher education depends in part on the idea that additional postsecondary education results in civic benefits including voting, volunteering, and donating to non-profit causes. We expanded on the literature on civic benefits of higher education by utilizing a rich set of location-based instruments to identify the relationship between additional postsecondary education and civic behaviors. Using data from the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth 1997, we estimated the impact of postsecondary education on civic behaviors for a group of young people aged 29 to 33 years by 2013. These new estimates indicated that an additional year of higher education increased the probability of voting by 7.7% in the 2010 election. We also found statistically significant though substantively small impacts of postsecondary education on volunteerism and donations to nonprofits, with effect sizes of .1 for voluntarism and .13 for donations.
Bibliography Citation
Doyle, William R. and Benjamin T. Skinner. "Does Postsecondary Education Result in Civic Benefits?" Journal of Higher Education 88,6 (2017): DOI: 863-893.
2. London, Rebecca A.
The Role of Postsecondary Education in Welfare Recipients' Paths to Self-Sufficiency
Journal of Higher Education 77,3 (May/June 2006): 472-496.
Also: http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/journal_of_higher_education/v077/77.3london.html
Cohort(s): NLSY79
Publisher: Ohio State University Press
Keyword(s): College Education; College Graduates; Education; Educational Attainment; Educational Returns; Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF); Welfare

The article discusses educational policies that improve economic outcome and research on postsecondary education for welfare recipients in the United States. Changes in the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program limits postsecondary education options for poor people who are trying to escape poverty, promotes a "work first" program, and continues the bias against those with low socioeconomic status. This study relies on data from the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth and uses an instrumental variables approach to control bias and improve statistical reliability.
Bibliography Citation
London, Rebecca A. "The Role of Postsecondary Education in Welfare Recipients' Paths to Self-Sufficiency ." Journal of Higher Education 77,3 (May/June 2006): 472-496.
3. Saw, Guan
Remedial Enrollment During the 1st Year of College, Institutional Transfer, and Degree Attainment
Journal of Higher Education published online (02 August 2018): DOI: 10.1080/00221546.2018.1493668.
Also: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/00221546.2018.1493668
Cohort(s): NLSY97
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group
Keyword(s): College Enrollment; College Major/Field of Study/Courses; Educational Attainment

Permission to reprint the abstract has not been received from the publisher.

This study examined whether remediation enrollment during the 1st year of college influenced individuals' college transfer and attainment and if effects varied by racial and socioeconomic subgroups. Results based on analysis of the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth of 1997 data indicated that for 2-year college students, remediation enrollment in both mathematics and English improved the likelihood of transferring to a 4-year college and earning a bachelor's degree. For 4-year college students, however, enrolling in any postsecondary remediation--only math, only English, or both subjects--during their 1st year in college increased their chances of transferring to a 2-year college in the following years. Enrolling in at least 1 math remedial class (i.e., only math and both subjects) appeared to hinder 4-year college students from graduating on time. Subgroup analyses showed no strong evidence that remediation enrollment played a significant role in increasing or reducing the racial and socioeconomic gaps in college attainment.
Bibliography Citation
Saw, Guan. "Remedial Enrollment During the 1st Year of College, Institutional Transfer, and Degree Attainment." Journal of Higher Education published online (02 August 2018): DOI: 10.1080/00221546.2018.1493668.
4. Stern, David
Nakata, Yoshi-Fumi
Paid Employment Among U.S. College Students: Trends, Effects, and Possible Causes
Journal of Higher Education 62,1 (January-February 1991): 25-44.
Also: http://www.jstor.org/stable/1982099
Cohort(s): NLSY79
Publisher: Ohio State University Press
Keyword(s): College Education; Employment, In-School; Gender Differences; School Progress

Discusses trends in paid employment among college students. Increases in percentage of college students who work for pay during the academic year; Affect on student performance in school; Differences in paid employment between males and females;The National Longitudinal Survey of Youth Labor Market Experience (NLSY); Decreased availability of public subsidies for college students; Rising college costs relative to family income; Work-based financial aid; More.
Bibliography Citation
Stern, David and Yoshi-Fumi Nakata. "Paid Employment Among U.S. College Students: Trends, Effects, and Possible Causes." Journal of Higher Education 62,1 (January-February 1991): 25-44.