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Demography (2008) 45 (1): 31–53.
Published: 01 February 2008
...Lisa A. Gennetian; Leonard M. Lopoo; Andrew S. London Abstract We examine how changes in maternal work hours affect adolescent children’s school participation and performance outcomes using data from interviews in 1998 and 2001 with approximately 1,700 women who, in May 1995, were welfare-reliant...
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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 (2014) 51 (4): 1501–1525.
Published: 06 June 2014
... studies have examined the effect of prenatal exposure to natural disasters on birth outcomes. This study takes the next step by considering how prenatal exposure affects later outcomes. Combining North Carolina administrative data on births and school performance with disaster declarations from the U.S...
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Published: 07 November 2016
Fig. 1 Schooling outcomes by parents’ marriage status, with 95 % confidence intervals shown: MLSFH, 2008 More
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Demography (2019) 56 (1): 345–365.
Published: 03 January 2019
...Lisa Schulkind; Danielle H. Sandler Abstract We examine the long-term outcomes for a population of teenage mothers who give birth to their children around the end of high school. We compare the mothers whose high school education was interrupted by childbirth (because the child was born before her...
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Demography (2012) 49 (2): 477–498.
Published: 10 February 2012
... of immigrants. Black migrant parents, regardless of foreign-born status, have children with favorable schooling outcomes. Such parental-level influences, however, seem stronger among some immigrant groups than among native internal migrants. The study also suggests that the collective advantage of the children...
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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 (2015) 52 (2): 455–483.
Published: 04 March 2015
... relationship between household income instability, as measured by intrayear income change, and adolescent school behavior outcomes using a nationally representative sample of households with adolescents from the Survey of Income and Program Participation 2004 panel. We find an unfavorable relationship between...
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Demography (2016) 53 (3): 699–721.
Published: 21 April 2016
... for the influence of a variety of factors, including socioeconomic status and housing-cost burden. Given the importance of educational attainment for a range of midlife and later-life outcomes, this study suggests that household crowding during one’s high school years is an engine of cumulative inequality over...
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Demography (2019) 56 (2): 477–501.
Published: 23 January 2019
... couples showed improved outcomes over time, this trend was especially pronounced among adopted children. 20 If initial differences in school progress among adopted children have been attributed to the discrimination of same-sex couples in the adoption process (Farr and Patterson 2013 ; Rosenfeld 2013...
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Demography (2015) 52 (6): 1917–1927.
Published: 05 October 2015
...Julia Andrea Behrman Abstract Social investment in schooling in low-income countries has increased greatly in the 1990s and 2000s because of the robust associations among schooling and demographic, economic, and health outcomes. This analysis investigates whether targeted school-attendance stipend...
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Demography (2010) 47 (1): 125–144.
Published: 01 February 2010
... of puberty and increased schooling can have opposing effects on fertility, the net effect of improvements in childhood nutrition on a woman s fertility are uncertain. Using path analysis, we estimate the strength of the pathways between child- hood growth and subsequent fertility outcomes in Guatemalan women...
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Demography (2023) 60 (2): 517–537.
Published: 01 April 2023
... empirical evidence to inform these policies. Prior studies have commonly focused on orphans' school enrollment trajectories. Documenting the relative trajectories of orphans and non-orphans along other important outcomes is essential to provide a more complete picture of the effects of parental death...
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Demography (2010) 47 (3): 755–775.
Published: 01 August 2010
...Michael J. Rosenfeld Abstract I use U.S. census data to perform the first large-sample, nationally representative tests of outcomes for children raised by same-sex couples. The results show that children of same-sex couples are as likely to make normal progress through school as the children...
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Demography (2011) 48 (4): 1347–1375.
Published: 13 August 2011
...Jere R. Behrman; Hans-Peter Kohler; Vibeke Myrup Jensen; Dorthe Pedersen; Inge Petersen; Paul Bingley; Kaare Christensen Abstract Schooling generally is positively associated with better health-related outcomes—for example, less hospitalization and later mortality—but these associations do...
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Demography (2012) 49 (4): 1407–1432.
Published: 29 September 2012
...Parfait M. Eloundou-Enyegue; Sarah C. Giroux Abstract Research on the schooling implications of fertility transitions often faces an aggregation problem: despite policy interest in macro-level outcomes, empirical studies usually focus on the micro-level effects of sibsize on schooling. This article...
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Demography (2023) 60 (4): 1139–1161.
Published: 01 August 2023
... from the 1972 raising of the school-leaving age in England and Wales. This reform increased the minimum secondary school‒leaving age from 15 to 16 years. Cognitive function outcomes were measured when participants were aged 48 to 60. Using a fuzzy regression discontinuity design, I show that remaining...
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Demography (2014) 51 (4): 1225–1249.
Published: 01 July 2014
..., in our context it is thus likely to promote lifetime preferences and means of individuals, which in turn enable them to achieve better health outcomes. Education also provides exposure to physical education and to school subjects enhancing individual deliberative skills, which are important factors...
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Demography (2011) 48 (1): 73–99.
Published: 23 February 2011
... participation. What, then, is the “treatment” effect of family member migration on youths’ educational outcomes and labor force participation? To better answer this question, Figs.  1 , 2 and 3 plot index sufficient (or control function) estimates of youths’ school outcomes and labor market...
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Demography (2021) 58 (2): 393–418.
Published: 01 April 2021
... that the main outcome of interest is the child's Cito test score, we began constructing the data set by retrieving the records of the population of children who participated in the Cito test over the period of observation, 2006–2018 ( n  = 1,786,697). Approximately 85% of Dutch primary schools participate...
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