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Demography (2016) 53 (3): 597–621.
Published: 15 April 2016
..., parenting styles, child’s own health, and presence of both biological parents are the most important factors for children’s noncognitive development. For cognitive development, income as well as parents’ education, child’s birth weight, and number of books that children have at home are highly significant...
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Demography (2017) 54 (2): 485–511.
Published: 23 February 2017
...Mónica Hernández-Alava; Gurleen Popli Abstract In this study, we use the UK Millennium Cohort Study to estimate a dynamic factor model of child development. Our model follows the children from birth until 7 years of age and allows for both cognitive and noncognitive abilities in children. We find...
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Demography (2023) 60 (2): 517–537.
Published: 01 April 2023
... the presence of time-invariant omitted variables. Second, because YL was designed to track child development, it collected detailed information on cognitive abilities (standardized test scores), locus of control (a noncognitive skill), 2 physical health, and monetary investments in children. I can therefore...
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Demography (2014) 51 (5): 1573–1596.
Published: 09 September 2014
... status and skills. Because being overweight or obese is more common in low-income families, this also suggests that policies aiming at reducing disparities in child and adolescent development should be targeted at reducing overweight and obesity, with special attention given to low-income households...
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Demography (2018) 55 (1): 59–82.
Published: 27 December 2017
... Psychology Quarterly , 57 , 4 – 15 . 10.2307/2786971 . Elder , G. H. , Jr. ( 1998 ). The life course as developmental theory . Child Development , 69 , 1 – 12 . 10.1111/j.1467-8624.1998.tb06128.x . Elman , C. , & O’Rand , A. M. ( 2004 ). The race is to the swift...
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Demography (2020) 57 (1): 61–98.
Published: 15 January 2020
... development, particularly for children with low socioeconomic status. 10 10 2019 15 01 2020 © Population Association of America 2020 2020 Universal childcare Child development Skill formation Cognitive skills Noncognitive skills Over the last decades, many countries have...
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Demography (2020) 57 (4): 1415–1435.
Published: 14 August 2020
... the underlying mechanisms driving differences in noncognitive skills and other outcomes. This article provides empirical evidence that parental time investments, defined as the amount of time that parents spend participating in activities with their child, change differentially by child gender following...
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Demography (2012) 49 (3): 913–938.
Published: 03 July 2012
... adulthood is given by the following equation: (4) where is a measure of the SES in adulthood of the cohort child born to family i , is a column vector with measures of this child’s human capital in early childhood (i.e., health and nutrition, cognitive ability, noncognitive ability, and early...
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Demography (2017) 54 (2): 809–812.
Published: 23 March 2017
... to contribute further to this literature, we investigated whether and to what extent income is associated with child cognitive and noncognitive development in our article published earlier in Demography (Khanam and Nghiem 2016 ; hereafter, KN). KN (2016:608) found that “. . . an increase of log family income...
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Demography (2019) 56 (1): 321–343.
Published: 08 November 2018
... and child development (pp. 13 – 36 ). Oxford, UK : Oxford University Press . Feagin , J. R. , & McKinney , K. D. ( 2002 ). The many costs of racism . Lanham, MD : Rowman and Littlefield . Flores , R. , & Telles , E. E. ( 2012 ). Social stratification in Mexico...
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Demography (2017) 54 (2): 801–807.
Published: 06 March 2017
... ), entitled “Family Income and Child Cognitive and Noncognitive Development in Australia: Does Money Matter?,” concluded that “family income is significantly associated with children’s cognitive skills” (Khanam and Nghiem 2016 :597). For a 1 standard deviation difference in logged family income, the authors...
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Demography (2006) 43 (4): 587–615.
Published: 01 November 2006
.... Department of Social Policy and Social Work, University of York. Honig , A.S. , & Oski , F.A. ( 1984 ). “Solemnity: A Clinical Risk Index for Iron Deficiency Infants.” . Early Child Development and Care , 16 , 69 – 84 . 10.1080/0300443840160106 Hout , M. ( 2005...
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Demography (2017) 54 (3): 911–931.
Published: 21 April 2017
..., with behavior problems, poorer social skills, and higher levels of delinquency (Mikail and von Baeyer 1990 ; Rickard 1988 ). Parental mental illness is also considered a risk factor for child cognitive and socioemotional development (Canadian Paediatric Society 2004 ; Cummings and Davies 1994 ) associated...
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Demography (2020) 57 (2): 675–703.
Published: 26 March 2020
... of environments (e.g., childcare, schools, neighborhoods) conducive to cognitive skill development. Many studies have explored the first channel, documenting cognitively skilled parents’ propensity to devote more time to child-rearing and particular child enrichment activities, such as reading and high-quality...
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Demography (2021) 58 (3): 1011–1037.
Published: 01 June 2021
... by grant P01-HD31921 from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, with cooperative funding from 23 other federal agencies and foundations. Special acknowledgment is due Ronald R. Rindfuss and Barbara Entwisle for assistance in the original design. Information...
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Demography (2013) 50 (6): 2187–2208.
Published: 20 June 2013
... by parents into the development of a child’s noncognitive skills. We find no significant relationship between child cognitive ability and the amount of emotional resources given by parents (results available upon request from authors). That is, parents allocate their emotional resources equally across...
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Demography (2017) 54 (1): 361–389.
Published: 06 January 2017
.... , & Morris , P. A. ( 1998 ). The ecology of developmental processes . In W. Damon , & R. M. Lerner (Eds.), Handbook of child psychology: Theoretical models of human development (Vol. 1 , pp. 993 – 1028 ). New York, NY : Wiley . Caliendo , M. , & Kopeinig , S...
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Demography (2017) 54 (5): 1845–1871.
Published: 23 August 2017
.... Damon , & R. M. Lerner (Eds.), Handbook of child psychology, Volume 1: Theoretical models of human development (pp. 939 – 991 ). New York, NY : John Wiley . Farkas G. ( 2003 ). Cognitive skills and noncognitive traits and behaviors in stratification processes . Annual Review...
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Demography (2022) 59 (6): 2215–2246.
Published: 01 December 2022
... highlighting children's genetic or early-formed dispositions, the psychological literature has long emphasized a child's early temperament, defined as behavioral styles that are independent of cognitive ability and appear early in life ( Rothbart 1989 ; Rothbart et al. 2006 ). An early exhibition...
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Demography (2017) 54 (2): 571–602.
Published: 17 March 2017
.... ( 2012 ), we base our framework in compelling empirical evidence in economics, developmental psychology, and neurobiology, making the case that different skills are malleable at different ages and point to critical periods in child development (Knudsen et al. 2006 ). The child development literature...
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