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Demography (2000) 37 (1): 83–94.
Published: 01 February 2000
...- ate analyses, however, pregnancy intention was unrelated to measures of child development. Baydar did find that the availability of developmental resources was associated with cognitive development, and concluded that developmental resources mediated effects of pregnancy intention on cogni- tive...
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Demography (2018) 55 (6): 2229–2255.
Published: 01 November 2018
... environment, the number of years two parents are present, and subsequent fertility), plus maternal education and family income. Maternal social and emotional characteristics have important consequences for healthy child development. Children fare better developmentally when they are raised...
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Demography (2020) 57 (2): 529–558.
Published: 25 March 2020
... for selection factors related to both early-life and later-life health or has had to rely on retrospectively reported accounts of childhood circumstances. Using the 1958 National Child Development Study, and in particular the biomedical survey conducted in 2002–2003, we investigate associations between...
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Demography (2023) 60 (2): 517–537.
Published: 01 April 2023
... of orphans increased from 25 million to 31 million between 2006 and 2012, making it the nation with the highest prevalence in absolute numbers ( UNICEF 2012 ). 1 I provide the first systematic evidence on the differential evolution of child development by orphanhood status. I exploit Oxford University's...
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Demography (2012) 49 (1): 49–76.
Published: 28 December 2011
... development. We use data from the Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Study to examine the relationship between paternal incarceration and developmental outcomes for approximately 3,000 urban children. We estimate cross-sectional and longitudinal regression models that control not only for fathers’ basic...
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Demography (2014) 51 (5): 1867–1894.
Published: 04 October 2014
.... The theories in sociology, developmental psychology, and economics tell us that parental time plays a central role in child development. Along with financial and material investments, the time parents spend with children is seen as an input into the production of human capital (Becker 1991 ). In early...
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Demography (2021) 58 (2): 419–450.
Published: 01 April 2021
... choices, conditional on other characteristics of the locale—to estimate whether age 1 attendance in high-quality, state-regulated childcare centers, known as crèches , impacts child development at approximately age 2. We examine whether effects differ across developmental domains (language, motor skills...
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Demography (2002) 39 (2): 369–392.
Published: 01 May 2002
... Monica, CA : RAND . Klebanov , P.K. , Brooks-Gunn , J. , McCarton , C. , & McCormick , M.C. ( 1998 ). The Contribution of Neighborhood and Family Income to Developmental Test Scores Over the First Three Years of Life . Child Development , 69 , 1420 – 36 . 10.2307/1132275...
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Demography (2019) 56 (1): 367–390.
Published: 28 November 2018
... are disproportionately concentrated among families with advantageous demographic characteristics in the United States. Our results underline the fact that the same degree of income inequality can translate into different disparities in child development, depending on the distribution of other family resources. 19...
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Demography (2017) 54 (2): 513–540.
Published: 15 March 2017
...Sharon H. Bzostek; Lawrence M. Berger Abstract A vast amount of literature has documented negative associations between family instability and child development, with the largest associations being in the socioemotional (behavioral) domain. Yet, prior work has paid limited attention...
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Demography (2017) 54 (2): 809–812.
Published: 23 March 2017
...Rasheda Khanam; Son Nghiem 6 3 2017 23 3 2017 © Population Association of America 2017 2017 Unobserved Heterogeneity Dynamic Panel Data Mathematical Score Child Cognitive Development Income Parameter The association between childhood outcomes and family income has...
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Demography (2016) 53 (3): 597–621.
Published: 15 April 2016
... advantage of longitudinal data, we can model the evolution of child health and development from childhood to adolescence, which represents an important methodological refinement to the existing literature. The developmental psychology literature focusing on the extent and depth of poverty on child...
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Demography (2017) 54 (5): 1845–1871.
Published: 23 August 2017
... development that we cannot explain. A key finding is that the effects of socioeconomic disadvantage and child health on cognitive developmental trajectories are not influenced by measurable time-varying confounding. We find that socioeconomic disadvantage (poor health) has a significant negative impact...
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Published: 20 August 2018
Fig. 1 Child mortality rate by level of economic development in 2010, select developing countries. Source: World Bank Database More
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Demography (2014) 51 (4): 1175–1197.
Published: 04 June 2014
.... , & Strupp , B. International Child Development Steering Group ( 2007 ). Developmental potential in the first 5 years for children in developing countries . Lancet , 369 , 60 – 70 . 10.1016/S0140-6736(07)60032-4 Günther , I. , & Harttgen , K. ( 2012 ). Deadly cities...
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Demography (2002) 39 (1): 75–93.
Published: 01 February 2002
... , F.K. ( 1988 ). Child Survival, Fertility Control and Population Growth in Developing Countries: Implication for Health and Policy Programs . Baltimore, MD : Johns Hopkins University . Family Planning for Couples in Rural Areas—Tunisia Operations Research Family Planning Database Project...
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Demography (2004) 41 (3): 443–464.
Published: 01 August 2004
..., Individual and Household Attributes, and Child Survival in Brazil . Demography , 33 , 211 – 29 . 10.2307/2061873 Sastry, N. 2004. “Urbanization, Development, and Under-Five Mortality Differentials by Place of Residence in São Paulo, Brazil, 1970–1991.” Demographic Research (Special Collection 2...
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Demography (2017) 54 (1): 337–360.
Published: 09 January 2017
... (Cutler and Miller 2005 ; Preston 1975 ). In modern developing countries, there is active debate about what defines “urbanness” (Dorélien et al. 2013 ; Hugo et al. 2003 ) and when and why urban advantages in infant and child health exist (Fink et al. 2014 ; Günther and Harttgen 2012 ; Jankowska...
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Demography (1971) 8 (3): 401–410.
Published: 01 August 1971
... IN THE STUDY OF PERINATAL MORTALITY B. Fischler Department of Social Medicine, Hebrew University, Hadassah Medical School, Jeru- salem, Israel E. Peritz Child Health and Development Studies, Oakland, California; University of California, Berkeley, California and Hebrew University, Hadassah Medical School...
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Demography (2004) 41 (2): 285–301.
Published: 01 May 2004
... ). Introduction to the Special Section: Children on Their Own . Journal of Clinical Child Psychology , 18 , 2 – 7 . 10.1207/s15374424jccp1801_1 Posner J.K. , & Vandell D.L. ( 1999 ). After School Activities and the Development of Low Income Children: A Longitudinal Study . Developmental...