January 14 Jan 14
2020
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Tuesday Tue

Work-In-Progress (WIP) Series: Lauren Gaydosh

Education as the Great Equalizer? The Role of Institutional Characteristics in the Health Returns to College Completion

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College graduates live healthier and longer lives compared to peers with less educational attainment. However, the health benefits of college completion vary by race/ethnicity. Using longitudinal data from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent to Adult Health, I examine the role of pre-college childhood characteristics and institutional characteristics of colleges in shaping race/ethnic disparities in health.     

Location

Li Ka Shing Learning and Knowledge Center, room 319
291 Campus Drive
Stanford, CA 94305
USA

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Li Ka Shing Learning and Knowledge Center, room 319

291 Campus Drive
Stanford CA, 94305
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Speaker

Lauren Gaydosh
Assistant Professor 
Center for Medicine, Health, and Society Public Policy Studies
Vanderbilt University