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Demography (2022) 59 (3): 1143–1171.
Published: 01 June 2022
... low levels of education, they may have more biased preferences. Hypothesis 4 : The relationship between infant sex ratios and maternal education is stronger among educationally homogamous parents. Using annual U.S. administrative birth records from the National Vital Statistics...
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Demography (2016) 53 (4): 885–919.
Published: 21 June 2016
...Jarl E. Mooyaart; Aart C. Liefbroer Abstract Family background shapes young adults’ decisions in their transition to adulthood, and the outcomes of these decisions lay the foundation for their subsequent life course. This study examines the influence of parental education on their children’s union...
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Demography (2020) 57 (6): 2245–2267.
Published: 01 October 2020
... between parental education and offspring health problems (presented in Table A8 in the online appendix). Altogether, this variation in results highlights the importance of the way health problems are measured. Future research aiming to identify the total contribution of “educationally relevant health...
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Published: 22 June 2020
Fig. 7 Trends in gap in parental education between children with small sibship sizes (0–1) and children with large sibship sizes (3+) from the 1931–1940 cohort to the 1971–1980 cohort. The scale of y -axis is different for Eastern Europe due to Bulgaria. More
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Demography (2017) 54 (5): 1677–1714.
Published: 21 September 2017
...Xin Meng; Chikako Yamauchi Abstract Since the end of 1990s, approximately 160 million Chinese rural workers migrated to cities for work. Because of restrictions on migrant access to local health and education systems, many rural children are left behind in home villages to grow up without parental...
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Demography (2013) 50 (2): 637–659.
Published: 02 October 2012
... in parental death risk by children’s education. Hence, the possibility of an upward intergenerational transmission of educationally linked resources from child to parent cannot be excluded, although it is not clear exactly what siblings share (or do not share). Another possible explanation is that parents who...
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Demography (2007) 44 (2): 335–343.
Published: 01 May 2007
...Ming-Jen Lin; Jin-Tan Liu; Shin-Yi Chou Abstract This research note combines two national Taiwanese data sets to investigate the relationships among low birth weight (LBW) babies, their parentseducational levels, and their future academic outcomes. We find that LBW is negatively correlated...
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Demography (2015) 52 (2): 543–567.
Published: 24 March 2015
... between immigrant parent and child is positively related to the average level of education and inversely related to the educational variance of the immigrant origin group. We interpret this finding as evidence that among the more highly educated and educationally homogeneous immigrant origin groups, who...
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Published: 06 August 2019
Fig. 3 Predicted probability of past-month smoking by parental educational attainment and presence of tobacco clean air act More
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Published: 07 February 2020
Fig. 5 Predicted probability of being stunted by parentseducation among children under 5 years old residing with married biological parents versus a mother and stepfather, in predominately patrilineal regions in 11 African countries. Differences in the marginal effects are calculated from More
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Demography (2021) 58 (5): 1765–1792.
Published: 01 October 2021
...Joshua Thomas Wassink; Janelle Ashley Viera Abstract Existing scholarship reveals important and competing influences of parental migration on children's educational trajectories. On the one hand, in the short term, left-behind children commonly take on additional housework and sometimes place less...
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Demography (2016) 53 (6): 1905–1932.
Published: 25 October 2016
... on grandchildren’s years of educational attainment and heterogeneity in the effects associated with family structure. The results show that for both African Americans and whites, grandparent effects are the strongest for grandchildren who grew up in two-parent families, followed by those in single-parent families...
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Demography (2021) 58 (3): 1065–1091.
Published: 01 June 2021
... disparities in mothers' parenting time observed in earlier eras have continued to grow. Using the American Time Use Survey (ATUS) from 2003–2005 and 2015–2017 ( n = 13,755), we test this assumption by examining whether maternal education gaps in active time spent with children have persisted across the 2000s...
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Demography (1988) 25 (2): 221–234.
Published: 01 May 1988
...Sheila Fitzgerald Krein; Andrea H. Beller Abstract This article examines the effect of living in a single-parent family on educational attainment by gender and race. According to household production theory, the reduction in parental resources for human capital investment in children living...
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Demography (2021) 58 (1): 75–109.
Published: 01 February 2021
..., the linked lives perspective raises the question of how offspring resources could affect parental health as well. This study examines whether adult children's education influences older parents' (aged 50+) cognitive health in Mexico, where schooling reforms have contributed to significant gains...
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Demography (2022) 59 (2): 535–562.
Published: 01 April 2022
... as exploiting variations in the implementation of China's Compulsory Education Law, we examine the effects of adult children's education on the prevalence of chronic cardiovascular illnesses among older parents in China and explore potential mechanisms. Instrumental variable estimates indicate that additional...
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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 (2019) 56 (5): 1875–1897.
Published: 16 August 2019
...Paula Fomby; Nicole Kravitz-Wirtz Abstract Young adults raised outside of two-parent families receive less financial support from their families for education compared with peers who always lived with both parents. We consider how parents’ union status over time shapes contributions for young adult...
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Demography (2007) 44 (2): 289–305.
Published: 01 May 2007
... that there may be different roles for education in the onset versus the progression of a health problem that may lead to death. 13 1 2011 © Population Association of America 2007 2007 Functional Limitation Adult Child Junior High School Adult Mortality Elderly Parent References...
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Published: 16 August 2019
Fig. 1 Estimated parent-child transfer for education in early adulthood by parent’s time in unpartnered or repartnered union status when child was age 1 to 18 compared with continuous coresidence with child’s other parent: Panel Study of Income Dynamics (PSID), 1983–2013. N = 2,754. More