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Demography (1999) 36 (4): 521–534.
Published: 01 November 1999
...Shana Pribesh; Douglas B. Downey Abstract Most research on residential mobility has documented a clear pattern: Residential and school moves are associated with poor academic performance. Explanations for this relationship, however, remain speculative. Some researchers argue that moving affects...
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Demography (1972) 9 (4): 617–624.
Published: 01 November 1972
... Performance Cohort Analysis School Life References Blot , D. ( 1965 ). L’analyse des déperditions d’effectifs scolaires . Tiers-Monde , 6 , 479 – 510 . 10.3406/tiers.1965.2112 Bombach , G. , & Riese , H. ( 1966 ). Qualified manpower and economic growth . Bulletin...
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Demography (2014) 51 (2): 619–643.
Published: 28 February 2014
...Nicole Schneeweis; Vegard Skirbekk; Rudolf Winter-Ebmer Abstract We study the effect of secondary education on cognitive performance toward the end of working age. We exploit the exogenous variation in years of schooling arising from compulsory schooling reforms implemented in six European...
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Demography (1976) 13 (2): 199–224.
Published: 01 May 1976
...Stanley Lieberson; Christy A. Wilkinson Abstract Differences between Southern and non-Southern blacks living in the North and West are considered for a wide variety of attributes such as employment, occupation, income, marital stability, and offspring’s performance in school. Migrant blacks have...
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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 (2009) 46 (3): 513–534.
Published: 01 August 2009
... and children’s schooling performance. Second, they suggest that disparities in the assimilation patterns of the children of black immigrants are a likely product of the interaction between their parental characteristics and the socioeconomic circumstances of their families. 13 1 2011 © Population...
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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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Demography (2015) 52 (2): 569–592.
Published: 05 February 2015
... shares on immigrant and native-born students’ academic performance. The identification strategy pays careful attention to the selection problem by estimating the effect of foreign-born peers from deviations in the share foreign-born across cohorts of students attending the same school in different years...
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Demography (2003) 40 (4): 759–783.
Published: 01 November 2003
...Jennifer E. Glick; Michael J. White Abstract Two nationally representative cohorts—from the National Educational Longitudinal Study (NELS) and High School and Beyond (HSB)—were used to examine the effects of generation and duration of residence on students’ performance on standardized tests over...
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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 (2018) 55 (3): 799–821.
Published: 10 May 2018
...Caleb S. Watkins Abstract This study uses logit regressions on a pooled sample of children from the 2012, 2013, and 2014 American Community Survey to perform a nationally representative analysis of school progress for a large sample of 4,430 children who reside with same-sex couples. Odds ratios...
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Demography (2009) 46 (4): 671–694.
Published: 01 November 2009
... success in young adulthood and beyond. Do those with a health disadvantage graduate from high school at lower rates, for example, because they perform poorly in school or because they and their families develop reduced expectations for the future? In addition, how do race/ethnicity and socioeconomic...
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Demography (2016) 53 (5): 1477–1498.
Published: 16 August 2016
... States, the better they should perform in U.S. schools. This assimilation process can be problematic when it comes to understanding educational outcomes because for some students—particularly those from countries with academic achievement levels higher than the United States—assimilating...
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Demography (2020) 57 (5): 1625–1646.
Published: 15 September 2020
.... Children born to fathers displaying multipartnered fertility tend to have lower grades than older full siblings but perform more similarly or better compared with older half-siblings. For siblings born to mothers with the multipartnered fertility pattern, later-born siblings do worse in school compared...
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Demography (2020) 57 (1): 61–98.
Published: 15 January 2020
... test scores, noncognitive skill measures, and school track choice in a unified framework. Children who start universal childcare four months earlier around age 3 do not perform differently in terms of standardized cognitive test scores, measures of noncognitive skills, school track choice, or school...
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Demography (2007) 44 (1): 35–57.
Published: 01 February 2007
...-sectional data are biased toward zero. Effects are largest for children whose mothers died and, in a novel finding, for those with low baseline academic performance. 13 1 2011 © Population Association of America 2007 2007 Maternal Death Speci Cation School Participation Orphan Status...
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Demography (2021) 58 (2): 393–418.
Published: 01 April 2021
...-parented families on multiple indicators of academic performance, including standardized tests scores, high school graduation rates, and college enrollment. Such advantages extend to both male and female children, and are more pronounced among children in female than male same-sex-parented families...
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Demography (2002) 39 (2): 353–368.
Published: 01 May 2002
... Corman , H. , & Chaikind , S. ( 1993 ). The Effect of Low Birthweight on the Health, Behavior, and School Performance of School-Aged Children . Cambridge, MA : National Bureau of Economic Research . Cramer , J.C. ( 1995 ). Racial and Ethnic Differences in Birthweight: The Role...
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Demography (1991) 28 (1): 133–157.
Published: 01 February 1991
.... ( 1986 ). Women’s Work. Sibling Competition, and Children’s School Performance . American Economic Review , 77 , 972 – 80 . Tomes , N. ( 1981 ). The Family, Inheritance, and the Intergenerational Transmission of Inequality . Journal of Political Economy , 89 , 928 – 58 . 10.1086/261014...
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Demography (2017) 54 (2): 571–602.
Published: 17 March 2017
... performance across disciplines and school subjects. Table 2 Difference-in-differences estimates of childhood immigrants’ workplace skills, without and with education controls and by education-based subsamples using pooled 1990/2000 censuses and 2009–2013 ACS data DOT Classification O*NET...
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