Research Publication Title

Does Parental Education Affect Child Educational Attainment?

Major

Economics

Faculty Mentor(s)

John R. Swinton

Abstract

My research explores the accumulation of human capital across family generations and was developed using data from theNational Longitudinal Study of Adolescent to Adult Health.By utilizing dummy variables, linear, and probit regressions in Stata my analysis shows that a parent's education is significant at the 1% level and highly impacts their children's graduation from college.

Start Date

10-4-2015 10:15 AM

End Date

10-4-2015 11:15 AM

Location

HSB 300

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Does Parental Education Affect Child Educational Attainment?

HSB 300

My research explores the accumulation of human capital across family generations and was developed using data from theNational Longitudinal Study of Adolescent to Adult Health.By utilizing dummy variables, linear, and probit regressions in Stata my analysis shows that a parent's education is significant at the 1% level and highly impacts their children's graduation from college.