Rational Responses to Uncertainty Understanding Disadvantaged Youths Post-Secondary Educational Choices

  • Stefanie DeLuca
  • Russell Sage Foundation 7/1/2019 - 6/30/2021

This mixed methods study examines how beliefs about educational attainment and anticipated adverse shocks (e.g., evictions, incarcerations or deaths of family members, or violence) relate to educational plans and actual attainment for disadvantaged youth.