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Alternative paths to college completion: Effect of attending a 2-year school on the probability of completing a 4-year degree

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  • Sandy, Jonathan
  • Gonzalez, Arturo
  • Hilmer, Michael J.
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Economics of Education Review.

    Volume (Year): 25 (2006)
    Issue (Month): 5 (October)
    Pages: 463-471

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    1. David Card, 2000. "Estimating the Return to Schooling: Progress on Some Persistent Econometric Problems," NBER Working Papers 7769, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    2. Rouse, Cecilia Elena, 1995. "Democratization or Diversion? The Effect of Community Colleges on Educational Attainment," Journal of Business & Economic Statistics, American Statistical Association, American Statistical Association, vol. 13(2), pages 217-24, April.
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    6. Audrey Light & Wayne Strayer, 2000. "Determinants of College Completion: School Quality or Student Ability?," Journal of Human Resources, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 35(2), pages 299-332.
    7. Nielsen, Helena Skyt, 1998. "Discrimination and detailed decomposition in a logit model," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 61(1), pages 115-120, October.
    8. Surette, Brian J., 2001. "Transfer from two-year to four-year college: an analysis of gender differences," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 20(2), pages 151-163, April.
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    1. Di Pietro, Giorgio & Cutillo, Andrea, 2008. "Degree flexibility and university drop-out: The Italian experience," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 27(5), pages 546-555, October.
    2. Cohodes, Sarah Rose & Goodman, Joshua Samuel, 2012. "First Degree Earns: The Impact of College Quality on College Completion Rates," Scholarly Articles 9396433, Harvard Kennedy School of Government.
    3. Sarah Cohodes & Joshua Goodman, . "Merit Aid, College Quality and College Completion: Massachusetts' Adams Scholarship as an In-Kind Subsidy," Working Paper 144201, Harvard University OpenScholar.
    4. Doyle, William R., 2011. "Effect of increased academic momentum on transfer rates: An application of the generalized propensity score," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 30(1), pages 191-200, February.
    5. Horacio Matos-Díaz, 2009. "Determinantes de las tasas universitarias de graduación, retención y deserción en Puerto Rico: Un estudio de Caso," REVISTA DE ECONOMÍA DEL ROSARIO, UNIVERSIDAD DEL ROSARIO.
    6. Cohodes, Sarah & Goodman, Joshua, 2012. "First Degree Earns: The Impact of College Quality on College Completion Rates," Working Paper Series rwp12-033, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government.

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