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Demography (2014) 51 (5): 1867–1894.
Published: 04 October 2014
...Amy Hsin; Christina Felfe Abstract This study tests the two assumptions underlying popularly held notions that maternal employment negatively affects children because it reduces time spent with parents: (1) that maternal employment reduces children’s time with parents, and (2) that time with...
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Demography (2000) 37 (4): 401–414.
Published: 01 November 2000
... Maternal Employment Market Work Time Diary Childcare Time References Amato , P.R. , & Gilbreth , J.G. ( 1999 ). Nonresident Fathers and Children’s Well-being: A Meta-Analysis . Journal of Marriage and the Family , 61 , 557 – 73 . 10.2307/353560 “Americans’ Use of Time...
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Demography (1999) 36 (2): 157–171.
Published: 01 May 1999
... between maternal employment and breast-feeding using 1993-1994 data from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Infant Feeding Practices Study. We first explore the simultaneous duration of breast-feeding and work leave following childbirth. We find that the duration of leave from work significantly...
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Demography (2002) 39 (2): 369–392.
Published: 01 May 2002
...Jane Waldfogel; Wen-Jui Han; Jeanne Brooks-Gunn Abstract We investigated the effects of early maternal employment on children’s cognitive outcomes, using data from the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth on 1,872 children who can be followed from birth to age 7 or 8. We found some persistent...
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Demography (2007) 44 (2): 307–333.
Published: 01 May 2007
... NICHD Study of Early Child Care. Estimates indicate that maternal employment itself has no statistically significant adverse effects on the incidence of infectious disease and injury. However, greater time spent by children in center-based care is associated with increased rates of respiratory problems...
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Demography (1989) 26 (4): 545–561.
Published: 01 November 1989
...Sonalde Desai; P. Lindsay Chase-Lansdale; Robert T. Michael Abstract This article uses the 1986 Children of the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth data set to investigate the impact of maternal employment on children's intellectual ability, as measured at the age of 4 by using the Peabody...
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Demography (2019) 56 (1): 285–320.
Published: 14 January 2019
...Alexandra Killewald; Xiaolin Zhuo Abstract Previous research on maternal employment has disproportionately focused on the immediate postpartum period and typically modeled either cross-sectional employment status or time until a specific employment transition. We instead conceptualize maternal...
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Demography 9398597.
Published: 16 July 2021
... daughters in low-SES households. To what extent did this unequal exposure further shape maternal employment inequality in the twenty-first century—when these daughters had grown into adults and begun to raise their own children? Leveraging the genealogical structure of the Panel Study of Income Dynamics...
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Demography (2021) 58 (2): 451–470.
Published: 01 April 2021
... lower odds of maternal employment among mothers who had been employed prior to relocation. We use hierarchical binomial logistic regression models, combining data from the 2015 American Community Survey five-year sample and state-level childcare costs to assess married mothers' employment following an...
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Demography (2016) 53 (3): 649–674.
Published: 05 May 2016
... employed. Employed single mothers are happier and less sad and stressed when parenting than single mothers who are not employed. Contrary to common assumptions about maternal employment, we find overall few negative associations between employment and mothers’ feelings regarding time with children, with...
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Demography (1998) 35 (1): 83–96.
Published: 01 February 1998
...David M. Blau; PhiliP K. Robins Abstract The causes of turnover in child-care arrangements and maternal employment are analyzed using panel data from the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth, supplemented with state-level information on child-care markets. The results indicate that turnover in...
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Demography (2002) 39 (1): 165–179.
Published: 01 February 2002
...Marcia K. Meyers; Theresa Heintze; Douglas A. Wolf Abstract Changing patterns of maternal employment, coupled with stronger work requirements for welfare recipients, are increasing the demand for child care. For many families, the cost of child care creates a financial burden; for mothers with low...
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Demography (2016) 53 (3): 835–863.
Published: 06 May 2016
... paid work Proportion of adult female respondents who currently have paid employment (in cash or kind) Maternal Risk Factors  Maternal age <18 at daughter’s birth Proportion of daughters born to mothers under age 18  Daughter born parity 4 or higher Proportion of daughters born at parity...
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Demography (1981) 18 (4): 549–575.
Published: 01 November 1981
... Studies , 18 , 263 – 272 . Wilson Peter J. ( 1967 ). A Malay Villageand Malaysia: Social Values and Rural Development . New Haven : HRAF Press . DEMOGRAPHV© Volume 18, Number 4 November 1981 FEMALE EMPLOYMENT AND FERTILITY IN PENINSULAR MALAYSIA: THE MATERNAL ROLE INCOMPATIBILITY...
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Demography (2012) 49 (2): 747–772.
Published: 14 January 2012
... exhibit fewer behavior problems when mothers work and experience job stability (relative to children whose mothers do not work). In contrast, maternal work accompanied by job instability is associated with significantly higher child behavior problems (relative to employment in a stable job). Children...
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Demography (2008) 45 (1): 31–53.
Published: 01 February 2008
... to be particularly sensitive to changes in mothers’ hours of work. 13 1 2011 © Population Association of America 2008 2008 Maternal Employment School Outcome Speci Cation School Participation Maternal Work References Allen K. , & Kirby M. ( 2000...
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Demography (2018) 55 (2): 587–615.
Published: 08 March 2018
.... Adopting a difference-in-difference approach, we first assess the reform’s labor market effects and, subsequently, prebirth and postbirth maternal long-term sickness absence, accounting for the potential role of the reform in mothers’ selection into employment. Consistent with previous research, our...
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Demography (2020) 57 (1): 33–60.
Published: 29 January 2020
... ). Penalized or protected? Gender and the consequences of nonstandard and mismatched employment histories . American Sociological Review , 81 , 262 – 289 . 10.1177/0003122416630982 Percheski C. ( 2018 ). Marriage, family structure, and maternal employment trajectories . Social Forces , 96...
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Demography (1970) 7 (2): 195–209.
Published: 01 May 1970
... Child Care Economic Pressure Maternal Employment Family Composition Child Status References Andrews , Frank , Morgan , James , & Sonquist , John ( 1967 ). Multiple Classification Analysis: A Report on a Computer Program for Multiple Regression Using Categorical Predictors...
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Demography (2012) 49 (4): 1361–1383.
Published: 11 August 2012
... have increasingly diverged over the past several decades. Historical trends in maternal employment, family structure, and education have increased inequality among children such that those born to the most-educated women have gained resources in terms of parents’ money and time, whereas those born to...