Virginia Solis Zuiker

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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 2006 2009

Research Output 1998 2016

9 Citations (Scopus)

Comparison of Poverty and Income Disparity of Single Mothers and Fathers Across Three Decades: 1990–2010

Kramer, K. Z., Myhra, L. L., Zuiker, V. S. & Bauer, J. W., Mar 1 2016, In : Gender Issues. 33, 1, p. 22-41 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

difference in income
human capital
single parent
3 Citations (Scopus)

The link between childhood overindulgence and adult financial behaviors

Horner, S. H., Solheim, C. A., Zuiker, V. S. & Ballard, J., Jan 1 2016, In : Journal of Financial Counseling and Planning. 27, 1, p. 80-91 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Financial behavior
Credit cards
Undergraduate students
Multiple regression

Family influences on goals, remittance use, and settlement of mexican immigrant agricultural workers in Minnesota

Solheim, C. A., Rojas-García, G., Olson, P. D. & Zuiker, V. S., May 21 2012, In : Journal of Comparative Family Studies. 43, 2, p. 237-259 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


The viability of podcasts in extension education: Financial education for college students

Hendrickson, L. A., Hagen Jokela, R. A., Gilman, J., Croymans, S. R., Marczak, M., Zuiker, V. S. & Olson, P. D., Aug 1 2010, In : Journal of Extension. 48, 4

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Blended Learning
study group
9 Citations (Scopus)

Immigrant and US-born Mexican-owned business: Motivations and management

Shinnar, R. S., Cardon, M. S., Eisenman, M., Zuiker, V. S. & Lee, M. S., Nov 2 2009, In : Journal of Developmental Entrepreneurship. 14, 3, p. 273-295 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Immigrant entrepreneurs
Sample survey