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Research interests

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

Research interests

  • achievement gap
  • educational disparities
  • opportunity gap

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Projects 1987 2014

Research Output 1975 2020

Is Adolescent Employment Still a Risk Factor for High School Dropout?

Staff, J., Yetter, A. M., Cundiff, K., Ramirez, N., Vuolo, M. & Mortimer, J. T., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Research on Adolescence.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Student Dropouts
drop-out
adolescent
school
Vulnerable Populations

Self-esteem and self-efficacy in the status attainment process and the multigenerational transmission of advantage

Burger, K., Mortimer, J. & Johnson, M. K., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Social Science Research. 102374.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

self-esteem
self-efficacy
economics
adolescent
evidence
1 Citation (Scopus)

The long-term effects of time use during high school on positive development

Tjaden, J., Rolando, D., Doty, J. & Mortimer, J., Jan 2019, In : Longitudinal and Life Course Studies. 10, 1, p. 51-85 35 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

homework
school
adulthood
adolescence
longitudinal study

Work Value Transmission From Parents to Children: Early Socialization and Delayed Activation

Johnson, M. K., Mortimer, J. T. & Heckhausen, J., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Work and Occupations. 47, 1, p. 83-119 37 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

activation
socialization
parents
adolescence
Values
2 Citations (Scopus)

Social psychological aspects of achievement

Mortimer, J. T., Jan 1 2018, Generating Social Stratification: Toward a New Research Agenda. Taylor and Francis, p. 17-36 20 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

sociologist
performance
father
adolescent
school