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Demography (1989) 26 (2): 235–248.
Published: 01 May 1989
... representation of children among the poor are explored. It is shown that the most direct mechanism—poorer parents having more children—is of little importance. Instead, the greater incidence of poverty among children is the result of (1) a labor supply effect of children’s reducing family income as mothers work...
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Published: 26 February 2013
Fig. 4 Percentage of children born poor and disadvantaged, 2006–2010. Sources: American Community Survey, 2006–2010; Sanders and Lichter ( 2012 ) More
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Demography (2014) 51 (2): 535–561.
Published: 25 March 2014
... ; Becker and Lewis 1973 ). Child quality is a function of the time and resources that parents invest per child (Willis 1973 ). As the number of births declines, mothers transition from investing widely in many children with poor returns to concentrating investments in fewer children (Reher 2011...
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Demography (2004) 41 (4): 607–627.
Published: 01 November 2004
... disparity in parental resources and that the government can do more to close the gap between rich and poor children. 14 1 2011 © Population Association of America 2004 2004 Single Motherhood Demographic Transition Maternal Employment Russell Sage Foundation Father Absence...
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Demography (2019) 56 (5): 1635–1664.
Published: 10 September 2019
... levels over time. In addition to using eligibility for the National School Lunch Program as a blunt measure of student income, we estimate resource inequalities between income deciles to analyze resource gaps between affluent and poor children. We then examine the relationship between income segregation...
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Published: 22 January 2011
Fig. 2 Predicted probability of poor SRH, 2000, by propensity group and children’s migration status. Source : IFLS (1993, 1997, 2000) More
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Demography (2000) 37 (4): 431–447.
Published: 01 November 2000
... points to cognitive stimulation in the home, and (to a lesser extent) to parenting style, physical environment of the home, and poor child health at birth, as mediating factors that are affected by lack of income and that influence children’s intellectual development. 8 2 2011 © Population...
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Published: 10 September 2019
Fig. 4 Average state-level exposure to adults with a bachelor’s degree in the school districts of affluent versus poor children by state income segregation quintile, 2014 More
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Demography (2006) 43 (3): 401–420.
Published: 01 August 2006
... mother is a strong predictor of poor schooling outcomes. Maternal orphans are significantly less likely to be enrolled in school and have completed significantly fewer years of schooling, conditional on age, than children whose mothers are alive. Less money is spent on maternal orphans’ educations...
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Demography (2004) 41 (3): 569–584.
Published: 01 August 2004
... to poverty pertains to families with a female householder and no husband present. 570 Demography, Volume 41-Number 3, August 2004 (married, cohabiting, romantically involved, friends, or not involved) during the same period. We explored how the effects of children s poor health varied by the initial relation...
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Demography (1990) 27 (3): 431–446.
Published: 01 August 1990
... the resources available to children, (2) the stress of divorce depletes children's health, and (3) frailer children are selected into divorce. The first hypothesis has stronger support than the second, but the data are too poor for a rigorous test of either. The selection hypothesis is not supported. The sharp...
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Demography (2013) 50 (2): 359–391.
Published: 26 February 2013
...Fig. 4 Percentage of children born poor and disadvantaged, 2006–2010. Sources: American Community Survey, 2006–2010; Sanders and Lichter ( 2012 ) ...
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Demography (2005) 42 (3): 397–425.
Published: 01 August 2005
... investigated whether the health of urban women and children in poor countries is influenced by both household and neighborhood standards of living. Using data from the urban samples of 85 Demographic and Health Surveys and modeling living standards using factor-analytic MIMIC methods, we found...
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Demography (1967) 4 (1): 351–359.
Published: 01 March 1967
... and too poor to pay the tuition. They sought information which could tell them, ideally, how many parents of children in Mississippi had left the state and what the economic position and racial characteristics of the children were. An attempt was made to get this information from already published sources...
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Demography (2017) 54 (5): 1845–1871.
Published: 23 August 2017
... on cognitive development across population subgroups? The results show that the negative effects of socioeconomic disadvantage and poor health are insensitive to their reciprocal relationships over time. We find divergent effects of socioeconomic disadvantage and poor health on children’s cognitive...
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Demography (1992) 29 (3): 389–408.
Published: 01 August 1992
... imply that children in poor health are more likely to face obstacles beyond their illness because they also are more likely to suffer the consequences of poverty and the poor schooling outcomes that result from being raised in a female-headed household. The only mitigating factor is that unhealthy white...
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Demography (2019) 56 (4): 1247–1272.
Published: 08 July 2019
... for more children, we find no effect on women’s fertility intentions. These findings demonstrate that the impact of subsidized childcare differs by marital status and across outcomes. Nonetheless, in poor urban Africa, as elsewhere, failure to address women’s childcare needs undermines efforts to promote...
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Demography (2021) 58 (3): 951–974.
Published: 01 June 2021
... increased risk of poor health and illness in childhood, as well as adult cardiometabolic conditions and poor functional health. Conversely, cohorts born before the war experienced more indirect pathways consistent with cumulative disadvantage processes and institutional breakdown. These pathways include...
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Demography (1993) 30 (2): 227–241.
Published: 01 May 1993
... the incomes of these fathers over the first seven years following a divorce or the initiation of a paternity suit. They also study separately the income patterns of initially poor nonresident fathers and fathers whose nonresident children receive welfare. The most important finding is that the incomes...
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Demography (2014) 51 (4): 1175–1197.
Published: 04 June 2014
... dwellers based on the lack of infrastructure of their own household alone, with no neighborhood context, is counterintuitive and likely to miss a key aspect of slum residence: the large negative effects on children growing up in environments with low hygiene and generally poor security standards. Last...
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