Russell Rumberger


Gevirtz Graduate School of Education, University of California, Santa Barbara

Research Associate at the Center for Human Resource Research, Ohio State University

NLS user since 1979

  • Rumberger, R. W. (1983). Dropping out of high school: The influence of race, sex, and family background. American Educational Research Journal, 20, 199-220.
  • Rumberger, R. W. (1983). The influence of family background on education, earnings, and wealth. Social Forces, 61(3), 755-773.
  • Rumberger, R. W. (1982). Recent high school and college experiences of youth. Youth & Society, 13(4), 449-470.
  • Rumberger, R. W., Crowley, J. E., & Pollard, T. K. (1983). Education and training. In M. E. Borus (Ed.), Tomorrow's Workers (pp. 103-148). Lexington, MA: Lexington Books.
  • Rumberger, R. W., & Daymont, T. N. (1982). The impact of high school curriculum on the earnings and employability of youth. In R. E. Taylor, H. Rosen, & F. C. Pratzner (Eds.), Job Training for Youth (pp. 279-305). Columbus, OH: National Center for Research in Vocational Education.
What I learned from NLS data

I learned about the value of longitudinal research data and the difficulty in collecting such data.

Why I chose NLS data

I went to work for the Center for Human Resource Research at Ohio State University that conducted the NLS surveys for the BLS.