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Tag: Anna Manzoni

Nov 19, 2018

Long-Term Cost When Grads Move Back Home

The New York Times interviewed NC State sociologist Anna Manzoni, whose research finds that young adults who are given financial help instead of living rent-free at home do better professionally. 

Oct 26, 2018

First-Generation College Students Earn Less Than Grads Whose Parents Went to College

NC State sociologist Anna Manzoni and Duke sociologist Jessi Streib's research shows that first-generation college students earn substantially less 10 years after graduation than college graduates whose parents went to college. 

Rolled up dollar bills.

May 30, 2018

Study Links Parental Support and Career Success of Children

A recent study finds young people who get financial support from their parents have greater professional success, highlighting one way social inequality is transmitted across generations. 

Jul 25, 2016

Study: Young Adults Have Various Levels of ‘Independence’

New research from an NC State sociologist finds that the concept of being either dependent or independent doesn’t apply to almost half of young adults in the United States. Instead, the study finds that young adults can fall into any of four categories that span the spectrum from full independence to being wholly dependent on parents. 

Jul 12, 2016

NC State Studies Independence Level of Young Adults

The idea of what it means to become “independent” has evolved significantly in recent generations, and a new study by NC researchers found that the concept of being either dependent or independent doesn’t apply to almost half of young adults in the United States. Anna Manzoni, sociology, featured.