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Demography (2014) 51 (2): 619–643.
Published: 28 February 2014
...Nicole Schneeweis; Vegard Skirbekk; Rudolf Winter-Ebmer Abstract We study the effect of secondary education on cognitive performance toward the end of working age. We exploit the exogenous variation in years of schooling arising from compulsory schooling reforms implemented in six European...
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Demography (2014) 51 (4): 1501–1525.
Published: 06 June 2014
...Sarah C. Fuller Abstract This study looks at the impact of exposure to natural disasters during pregnancy on the educational outcomes of North Carolina children at the third grade level. A broad literature relates negative birth outcomes to poor educational performance, and a number of recent...
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Demography (2017) 54 (3): 911–931.
Published: 21 April 2017
... the consequences of parental health for educational performance in offspring. Here we address that omission, asking how resolved parental infertility relates to children’s academic achievement. In a sample of all Swedish births between 1988 and 1995, we find that involuntary childlessness prior to either a first...
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Demography (2009) 46 (4): 671–694.
Published: 01 November 2009
... and educational attainment is explained by academic factors related to educational participation and, most importantly, academic performance, rather than by reduced educational expectations. These findings add complexity to our understanding of how the educational consequences of poor health apply across...
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Demography (2003) 40 (4): 759–783.
Published: 01 November 2003
...Jennifer E. Glick; Michael J. White Abstract Two nationally representative cohorts—from the National Educational Longitudinal Study (NELS) and High School and Beyond (HSB)—were used to examine the effects of generation and duration of residence on students’ performance on standardized tests over...
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Demography (1999) 36 (4): 521–534.
Published: 01 November 1999
... to preexisting differences between the two groups. 12 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1999 1999 Social Capital School Performance Residential Mobility Educational Expectation Educational Performance References Ainsworth-Darnell , J.W. , & Downey , D.B...
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Demography (2022) 59 (6): 2215–2246.
Published: 01 December 2022
... the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth 1979 Children and Young Adults, we investigate how the relevance of mothers' age at childbirth to youth outcomes (academic performance, years of education completed, and psychological distress) may differ for youth whose early-childhood behavioral disposition (i.e...
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Demography (2020) 57 (5): 1625–1646.
Published: 15 September 2020
...Mats Lillehagen; Martin Arstad Isungset Abstract A substantial amount of research shows that younger siblings perform worse than their older sisters and brothers in several socioeconomic outcomes, including educational achievement. Most of these studies examined stable families and excluded half...
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Demography (2020) 57 (6): 2245–2267.
Published: 01 October 2020
... problems. Finally, we performed a mediation analysis with g-computation to simulate whether a hypothetical eradication of health problems would weaken the association between parental and offspring education. All types of health problems reduced the likelihood of secondary education, but mental disorders...
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Demography (1976) 13 (2): 199–224.
Published: 01 May 1976
...Stanley Lieberson; Christy A. Wilkinson Abstract Differences between Southern and non-Southern blacks living in the North and West are considered for a wide variety of attributes such as employment, occupation, income, marital stability, and offspring’s performance in school. Migrant blacks have...
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Demography (2016) 53 (5): 1477–1498.
Published: 16 August 2016
... States, the better they should perform in U.S. schools. This assimilation process can be problematic when it comes to understanding educational outcomes because for some students—particularly those from countries with academic achievement levels higher than the United States—assimilating...
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Demography (1998) 35 (3): 361–375.
Published: 01 August 1998
...- tus at older age groups (60 or 65 years of age and older) has been amply demonstrated across different health measures. Camacho et al. (1993) found education to be associated with better functioning, measured as the ability to perform 18 various self-maintenance, mobility, and physical perfor- mance...
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Demography (2021) 58 (2): 393–418.
Published: 01 April 2021
... related to family structure have also been shown to influence children's educational performance. For example, family instability can disrupt children's routines, expectations and attachments, impairing their ability to concentrate on their studies. This framework has been successfully used to explain why...
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Demography (2021) 58 (4): 1275–1300.
Published: 01 August 2021
...Patrick Ishizuka Abstract Prior research provides important insights into employer discrimination against mothers but has focused exclusively on college-educated mothers in professional and managerial occupations. As a result, we lack evidence about whether less-educated mothers navigating the low...
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Demography (2009) 46 (2): 281–301.
Published: 01 May 2009
... continuum had lower scores in spelling, educational success, and nonverbal intelligence. Resch et al. (1997) noted, however, that the effect of handedness on cognitive ability is small, especially when sex and age are controlled. In addition to genetic effects, reduced cognitive performance in left-handers...
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Demography (2017) 54 (6): 2101–2123.
Published: 10 October 2017
...-fifths of their remaining life, working; American women of the same age spent 11 years, or one-third of their remaining life, in employment. Although educational differences in working life expectancy have been stable since the mid-1990s, racial differences started changing after the onset of the Great...
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Demography (2022) 59 (3): 827–855.
Published: 01 June 2022
... with low or high (vs. medium) education. We show that job loss was greater in occupations that require more interpersonal contact and that cannot be performed remotely, and that pre-COVID-19 sorting of workers into occupations and industries along demographic lines can explain a sizable portion...
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Demography (1994) 31 (4): 575–584.
Published: 01 November 1994
... may miss key educational material, thereby lowering their school performance. Moreover, children (and parents) who are new to a community have less information about the school system- which classes are good, which teachers to avoid-and thus are less able to take full advantage of the resources...
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Published: 01 April 2024
controlled for 11 polygenic indices correlated with educational attainment, highest math class taken, cognitive performance, height, BMI, number of cigarettes per day, self-reported health, depressive symptoms, ADHD, asthma, and subjective well-being. The first 20 principal components were also controlled More
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Published: 01 June 2022
of an outcome (although the relationship with fertility in the HRS is weaker than for height, BMI, and education). Moving downward, across both samples, the squared z plasticity score performs the least well in that it significantly predicts levels of an outcome for all outcomes except for the number More