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Demography (2012) 49 (3): 913–938.
Published: 03 July 2012
... channels (as explained in detail in the previous subsection on empirical strategy). Table 9 The importance of childhood circumstances for SES transmission family fixed effects   Math English Cognitive Height Weight Panel A. Children’s Outcomes and Parental SES   ln (Household...
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Demography (1991) 28 (1): 133–157.
Published: 01 February 1991
...Robert Haveman; Barbara Wolfe; James Spaulding Abstract This paper is an empirical exploration of the effects of a variety of family and economic circumstances experienced during childhood on one indicator of success in young adulthood-high school completion. The estimates suggest that parental...
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Demography (2018) 55 (1): 295–318.
Published: 18 December 2017
.... This component highlights the need to investigate the influence of childhood circumstances on adult mortality in a comprehensive framework, including demographic, social, behavioral, and genetic information from the family of origin. Our central measure of familial influence on mortality is the MHR (Merlo et...
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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 (2024) 61 (1): 1–14.
Published: 01 February 2024
..., as in socialization theory ( Goetting 1986 ). Both theories focus on childhood circumstances and processes. Resource dilution theory requires researchers to consider the presence of any siblings who also need the index child's parents' financial and other resources, regardless of whether they reside with the index...
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Demography (2004) 41 (1): 87–107.
Published: 01 February 2004
... into the adult life course. 14 1 2011 © Population Association of America 2004 2004 Household Head Adult Mortality Childhood Condition National Longitudinal Survey Childhood Circumstance References Alter G. , Oris M. , & Göran B. ( 2001 ). The Family...
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Demography (1982) 19 (3): 371–389.
Published: 01 August 1982
...George B. Simmons; Celeste Smucker; Stan Bernstein; Eric Jensen Abstract In this paper we develop and test a theory of childhood mortality after the first month of life. Parents are assumed to have well-defined family size and sex composition objectives and to face severe budget constraints...
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Demography (2010) 47 (2): 415–437.
Published: 01 May 2010
... of childhood family structure for men’s transition to fatherhood or on the family processes that account for the effects of family structure on the likelihood that young women and men become first-time unmarried parents, what we now call “fragile families.” The data come from the linked Children and Young...
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Demography (2021) 58 (3): 951–974.
Published: 01 June 2021
...-life health vary by age of exposure? Second, through what pathways does exposure to war impact later-life health? Figure 1 presents potential pathways by which childhood exposure to war may influence later-life health. The pathways in block A represent childhood circumstances that may have...
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Demography (2010) 47 (Suppl 1): S65–S85.
Published: 01 March 2010
...? Past and Present Socioeconomic Circumstances and Risk Factors in Adulthood . Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health , 53 , 757 – 64 . 10.1136/jech.53.12.757 Case A. , Fertig A. , & Paxson C. ( 2005 ). The Lasting Impact of Childhood Health and Circumstance...
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Demography (2023) 60 (2): 431–459.
Published: 01 April 2023
... for the Economics of Aging (MEA) . Case A. , Fertig A. , & Paxson C. ( 2005 ). The lasting impact of childhood health and circumstance . Journal of Health Economics , 24 , 365 – 389 . Case A. , Lubotsky D. , & Paxson C. ( 2002 ). Economic status and health...
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Demography (2007) 44 (1): 137–158.
Published: 01 February 2007
... Association of America 2007 2007 Heart Attack Health Capital Early Life Exposure Health Trajectory Childhood Circumstance References Aboderin , I. , Kalache , A. , Ben-Shlomo , Y. , Lynch , J.W. , Yajnik , C.S. , Kuh , D. , & Yack , D. ( 2002 ). Life...
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Demography (2022) 59 (4): 1489–1516.
Published: 01 August 2022
... to the Great Depression with investments that increased local incomes and transformed local areas through the construction of roads, schools, parks and improved access to nutrition and sanitation ( U.S. Federal Works Agency 1947 ; Wright 1974 ). As one aspect of childhood circumstances, where children...
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Demography (2014) 51 (2): 413–435.
Published: 27 November 2013
... individuals from disadvantaged childhoods? Early-life SES and health may also indirectly shape functioning and mortality by setting in motion adult circumstances that, in turn, affect these outcomes. One well-established and important indirect mechanism is educational attainment. Children who...
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Demography (2020) 57 (6): 2245–2267.
Published: 01 October 2020
... stability . Economic Journal , 128 , 652 – 682 . Carvalho L. ( 2012 ). Childhood circumstances and the intergenerational transmission of socioeconomic status . Demography , 49 , 913 – 938 . Case A. , & Paxson C. H. ( 2006 ). Children’s health and social mobility...
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Demography (2010) 47 (Suppl 1): S5–S15.
Published: 01 March 2010
..., family structure, and economic circumstances during childhood, as well as anthropometric and biological measures (e.g., height, knee height) that may serve as proxies for childhood health. In their article in this issue, Case and Paxson undertake a comprehensive study of the role of health during...
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Demography (2012) 49 (4): 1553–1558.
Published: 20 October 2012
......................................857–865 Carvalho , Leandro . Childhood Circumstances and the Intergenerational Transmission of Socioeconomic Status......................................................913–938 Cáceres - Delpiano , Julio . Can We Still Learn Something From the Relationship Between Fertility and Mother’s...
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Demography (2017) 54 (6): 2043–2071.
Published: 03 November 2017
... translate into self-ratings: A comparative study of older adults across Europe . Journal of Health and Social Behavior , 55 , 320 – 341 . 10.1177/0022146514541446 Havari E. , & Mazzonna F. ( 2015 ). Can we trust older people’s statements on their childhood circumstances? Evidence...
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Demography (2019) 56 (5): 1855–1874.
Published: 29 July 2019
... theories as well as crafting policy responses. Of particular interest is the so called long arm of childhood circumstances, wherein events and conditions occurring early in life (even in utero ) may set in motion an accumulation of disadvantage. The developmental origins of health and disease theory...
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Demography (2023) 60 (4): 1059–1088.
Published: 01 August 2023
...-distance residential moves ( Kull et al. 2016 ; Wiesel 2014 ) and are therefore not directly relevant to the links discussed here. Childhood migration can also leave a lifelong imprint if it improves personal circumstances by relocating the child to a region with greater educational and employment...
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