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Research interests

Topics of research interest include achievement gap, opportunity gap, and educational disparities.

Keywords

  • achievement gap
  • educational disparities
  • opportunity gap

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Projects 1987 2014

Research Output 1975 2017

1 Citations

Familial Transmission of Educational Plans and the Academic Self-Concept: A Three-Generation Longitudinal Study

Mortimer, J. T., Zhang, L., Wu, C. Y., Hussemann, J. & Johnson, M. K. Mar 1 2017 In : Social Psychology Quarterly. 80, 1, p. 85-107 23 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Self Concept
Longitudinal Studies
Structural Models
Child Development
Social Class
1 Citations

Youth and the Great Recession: Are values, achievement orientation and outlook to the future affected?

Schoon, I. & Mortimer, J. Feb 1 2017 In : International Journal of Psychology. 52, 1, p. 1-8 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Social Values
Sociology
Uncertainty
Cicatrix
Emotions

Changing experiences of work

Mortimer, J. T. Oct 14 2016 Routledge Handbook of Youth and Young Adulthood: Second Edition. Taylor and Francis, p. 133-140 8 p.

Research output: ResearchChapter

experience
1 Citations

Exploring the correlates of parental consent for children's participation in surveys

Hussemann, J. M., Mortimer, J. T. & Zhang, L. Jan 1 2016 In : Public Opinion Quarterly. 80, 3, p. 642-665 24 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

parents
participation
Participation
Consent
response behavior
4 Citations

The value of educational degrees in turbulent economic times: Evidence from the Youth Development Study

Vuolo, M., Mortimer, J. T. & Staff, J. May 1 2016 In : Social Science Research. 57, p. 233-252 20 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

recession
evidence
economics
Values
time