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Demography (2013) 50 (5): 1551–1561.
Published: 17 April 2013
...Emily Smith-Greenaway Abstract Mother’s formal schooling—even at the primary level—is associated with lower risk of child mortality, although the reasons why remain unclear. This study examines whether mother’s reading skills help to explain the association in Nigeria. Using data from...
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Published: 09 September 2019
Fig. 1 English oral reading skills by baseline school enrollment status. The figure presents the measurement of literacy skills that occurred most closely to the time of school leaving, stratified by school enrollment status at the first round of data collection. That is, for girls who were out More
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Demography (1999) 36 (1): 121–134.
Published: 01 February 1999
.... Interpretations about the purpose and meaning of the census, about commitment to the task, and about connection to government, singly and together with literacy skills (e.g., reading and general literacy competence), were associated with errors that are not detectable by evaluative methodologies used regularly...
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Demography (2010) 47 (3): 777–800.
Published: 01 August 2010
.... Neighborhood economic status appears to be strongly associated with children s skills acquisition. cquisition of basic skills during childhood in reading and mathematics is important to success in adult life (Farkas et al. 1997; Hauser et al. 2000; Kerckhoff, Raudenbush, and Glennie 2001). Farkas et al. (1997...
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Demography (2017) 54 (1): 361–389.
Published: 06 January 2017
... = 3,065) to estimate the heterogeneous relationship between paternal incarceration and children’s problem behaviors (internalizing behaviors, externalizing behaviors, and early juvenile delinquency) and cognitive skills (reading comprehension, math comprehension, and verbal ability) in middle childhood...
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Demography (2021) 58 (2): 773–784.
Published: 01 April 2021
...Mark S. Handcock; Andrew L. Hicks; Narayan Sastry; Anne R. Pebley Abstract We revisit a novel causal model published in Demography by Hicks et al. (2018), designed to assess whether exposure to neighborhood disadvantage over time affects children's reading and math skills. Here, we provide...
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Demography (2019) 56 (5): 1899–1929.
Published: 09 September 2019
...Fig. 1 English oral reading skills by baseline school enrollment status. The figure presents the measurement of literacy skills that occurred most closely to the time of school leaving, stratified by school enrollment status at the first round of data collection. That is, for girls who were out...
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Demography (2017) 54 (5): 1873–1895.
Published: 05 September 2017
... ). Bingley, UK : Emerald Group Publishing Limited . Smith-Greenaway E. ( 2013 ). Maternal reading skills and child mortality in Nigeria: A reassessment of why education matters . Demography , 50 , 1551 – 1561 . 10.1007/s13524-013-0209-1 Swidler A. , & Watkins S. C...
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Demography (2014) 51 (5): 1895–1931.
Published: 27 September 2014
... between family size and both symbolic learning and reading and mathematics skills as measured by the Woodcock-Johnson Revised Letter-Word Identification (LW-R) and Applied Problems (AP) tests (Woodcock et al. 1989 ). We first estimate cross-sectional models to assess the degree to which any negative...
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Demography (2015) 52 (2): 613–639.
Published: 17 March 2015
... the odds ratio or the relative risk? . International Journal of Public Health , 53 , 165 – 167 . 10.1007/s00038-008-7068-3 Sénéchal , M. , & LeFevre , J-A ( 2002 ). Parental involvement in the development of children’s reading skill: A five-year longitudinal study . Child...
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Demography (2005) 42 (3): 427–446.
Published: 01 August 2005
... that were used to measure cognitive ability at Wave 1 differed according to cohort. For the NCDS cohort, our tests were more similar to those used at Wave 2. We combined the scores from two general ability tests: one focusing on reading skills and the other on mathematics skills. For the BCS sample, at age...
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Demography (2017) 54 (2): 571–602.
Published: 17 March 2017
... ) for constructing indices from the DOT. For example, the measure of language skills from the DOT is constructed from variables such as gedl , with five levels to capture reading, writing, and speaking skills required to perform the job. At high gedl levels, workers are required to read literature and write...
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Demography (2018) 55 (1): 59–82.
Published: 27 December 2017
... income 42,812.03 –– (1,306.45)  Net wealth 68,865.00 –– (3,264.00)  Urban 76  Administrative/managerial occupation –– 22  Service occupation –– 40  Manual occupation –– 24  Other occupation –– 13 Child Skill Outcomes  Reading 106.90 –– (0.10...
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Demography (2018) 55 (1): 1–31.
Published: 30 November 2017
...-invariant characteristics include the mother’s age and marital status at the child’s birth, the mother’s standardized test score from the WJ-R Passage Comprehension test of reading skills, the family unit head’s educational attainment, and whether the family owned their home at Wave 1 of the survey...
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Demography (2013) 50 (6): 2287–2296.
Published: 27 November 2013
... ............................................................903–931 Silventoinen, Karri. See Jessica Nisén .........................................................1399–1420 Smith, James P. See Liam Delaney ................................................................2013–2035 Smith-Greenaway, Emily. Maternal Reading Skills and Child...
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Demography (2009) 46 (2): 281–301.
Published: 01 May 2009
...- or mixed-handed were observed irrespective of whether the assessment was made by the teacher or a trained assessor, suggesting a reliable and robust effect. A broad range of skills were assessed, including vocabulary, reading, writing, copying, social development, and gross and ne motor skills. Left...
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Demography (2017) 54 (2): 485–511.
Published: 23 February 2017
... Pattern Construction 0.994** 0.944** (0.042) (0.042)  BAS Word Reading 1 —  Numerical & Analytical Skills 1.174** (0.043) Covariates (observed variables) Child’s Age White English and Other No English Panel B  Gross motor function delay a 4.730...
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Demography (2021) 58 (1): 219–245.
Published: 01 February 2021
... parent-child U.S. intergenerational occupational mobility patterns and child occupational attainment differ based on parental premigration occupational status (i.e., low- vs. high-skilled) and parental postmigration occupational mobility (i.e., upward, same, or downward). Our results suggest...
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Demography (2015) 52 (2): 485–511.
Published: 26 February 2015
... language skills, and lower returns to foreign education and work experience (Sullivan and Ziegert 2008 ). One factor that remains underexplored, however, is the effect of female spouses’ employment on immigrant economic mobility. Although qualitative studies highlight the significant roles of employed...
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Demography (2021) 58 (3): 1011–1037.
Published: 01 June 2021
... in cognitive skills, school grades, and educational attainment in Finland, Germany, Norway, Sweden, the United Kingdom, and the United States. We also compare sibling similarity by parental education and occupation within these societies. The comparison of sibling correlations across and within societies...
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