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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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Child Abuse Medicine & Life Sciences
offense Social Sciences
minority Social Sciences
Mandatory Reporting Medicine & Life Sciences
economics Social Sciences
penalty Social Sciences
imprisonment Social Sciences
Selection Bias Medicine & Life Sciences

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Projects 2005 2023

Research Output 1978 2018

Racial and ethnic disproportionality in foster care

Myers, S. L., Sabol, W. J., Xu, M. & Vega, D. V., Jan 1 2018, Handbook of Foster Youth. Taylor and Francis, p. 335-361 27 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

RACIAL DIFFERENCES IN THE EFFECT OF MARRIAGEABLE MALES ON FEMALE FAMILY HEADSHIP

Craigie, T. A., Myers, S. L. & Darity, W. A., Sep 1 2018, In : Journal of Demographic Economics. 84, 3, p. 231-256 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

incidence
welfare
incentive
poverty
supply

Competitive Swimming and Racial Disparities in Drowning

Myers, S. L., Cuesta, A. & Lai, Y., Jun 1 2017, In : Review of Black Political Economy. 44, 1-2, p. 77-97 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Disease
death
organization
regression
Racial disparities

The Production of Black Ph.D.’s in Economics at Harvard University, 1905–1955

Myers, S. L., Jun 1 2017, In : Review of Black Political Economy. 44, 1-2, p. 167-201 35 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

economics
career
Korean War
First World War
economist

Black-White Disparities in Test Scores: Distributional Characteristics

Fernandes, R., Ha, I. S., McElroy, S. W. & Myers, S. L., Jun 1 2016, In : Review of Black Political Economy. 43, 2, p. 209-232 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

achievement test
mathematics
student
Test scores
school