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Author: Wang, Sharron Xuanren
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1. Wang, Sharron Xuanren
Sakamoto, Arthur
Does Where You Live Matter? An Analysis of Intergenerational Transmission of Education Among Hispanic Americans
Frontiers in Sociology published online (13 August 2021): DOI: 10.3389/fsoc.2021.657980.
Also: https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fsoc.2021.657980/full
Cohort(s): NLSY97
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Keyword(s): Educational Attainment; Geocoded Data; Hispanic Studies; Intergenerational Patterns/Transmission; Neighborhood Effects; Socioeconomic Status (SES)

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The intergenerational transmission of education from parents to children is an important indicator of societal inclusiveness and educational inequality. The present study uses restricted-access data from the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth 1997 (NLSY97) to investigate whether intergenerational educational transmission varies by county-level demographic and socioeconomic characteristics for Hispanic Americans. Based on parental birthplace, Hispanic Americans are grouped into 3 + generation (i.e., children of native-born Hispanic parents) and 2nd generation (i.e., children of foreign-born Hispanic parents). Men and women are analyzed separately. The results indicate that intergenerational educational mobility is higher if 3 + generation Hispanic men reside in areas with a larger Hispanic population, and if 2nd generation Hispanic men reside in areas with a larger college-educated population, during their adolescent years. County-level socioeconomic characteristics do not seem to affect intergenerational educational mobility of Hispanic women, non-Hispanic white men, or non-Hispanic white women. Theoretical and empirical implications of the findings are discussed.
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Wang, Sharron Xuanren and Arthur Sakamoto. "Does Where You Live Matter? An Analysis of Intergenerational Transmission of Education Among Hispanic Americans." Frontiers in Sociology published online (13 August 2021): DOI: 10.3389/fsoc.2021.657980.