Student Engagement and Labor Market Outcomes

Using a unique dataset from NORC of Gates Millennium Scholars recipients (GMS) and comparable non-GMS recipients, this project examines the contributions of academic and social engagement of students during college and their early career earnings in the labor market.

Project Publications

Hu, S. & Wolniak, G. (2013). College student engagement and early career earnings: Differences by gender, race/ethnicity, and academic preparation. Review of Higher Education, 36, 211-233.

Hu, S. & Wolniak, G. (2010). Initial evidence of the influence of college student engagement on early career earnings. Research in Higher Education, 51, 750-766.

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