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Demography (2017) 54 (5): 1715–1742.
Published: 13 September 2017
...Osea Giuntella; Wei Han; Fabrizio Mazzonna Abstract This study analyzes the effects of sleep duration on cognitive skills and depression symptoms of older workers in urban China. Cognitive skills and mental health have been associated with sleep duration and are known to be strongly related...
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Demography (2018) 55 (2): 643–668.
Published: 21 March 2018
... specifications that address potential endogeneity of program placement and instrument validity. 28 02 2018 21 03 2018 © Population Association of America 2018 2018 Early childbearing Female education Cognitive skills Family planning Madagascar Fertility decisions can affect...
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Published: 17 March 2017
Fig. 1 Difference in differences: workplace skills and age at immigration. Figures plot smoothed polynomials of regression-adjusted z scores, adjusted for age, gender, race, and year of observation. See the text for details More
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Demography (2014) 51 (5): 1573–1596.
Published: 09 September 2014
... and cognitive skills/noncognitive skills. Fourth, a large part of the estimated body-size penalty reflects lower skill acquisition among overweight and obese teenagers. Taken together, these results reinforce the importance of policy combating early-life obesity in order to reduce healthcare expenditures...
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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: 01 June 2021
Fig. 1 Sibling correlations in cognitive skills. The 95% confidence intervals are bound to vary between 0 and 1. Sources: Germany: Socio-Economic Panel Study (SOEP). Norway: Registers. Sweden: Registers. United States: Panel Study of Income Dynamics (PSID) and National Longitudinal Study More
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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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Published: 15 January 2020
Fig. 3 Reduced-form effect on cognitive and noncognitive skills, based on the full sample. Dark squares and the dark solid line show linear trends based on the birth month. Gray x’s and the dashed gray line show linear trends based on the week of birth. Source: NEPS Starting Cohort 4. More
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Demography (2001) 38 (3): 357–361.
Published: 01 August 2001
...George J. Borjas Abstract In my original study, “Long-Run Convergence of Ethnic Skill Differentials,” I concluded that the ethnic differentials introduced by the Great Migration seemed to persist into the second and third generations. Alba, Lutz, and Vesselinov argue that my study contained...
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Demography (2020) 57 (2): 675–703.
Published: 26 March 2020
...Jared N. Schachner; Robert J. Sampson Abstract Highly skilled parents deploy distinct strategies to cultivate their children’s development, but little is known about how parental cognitive skills interact with metropolitan opportunity structures and residential mobility to shape a major domain...
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Demography (2017) 54 (2): 571–602.
Published: 17 March 2017
...Fig. 1 Difference in differences: workplace skills and age at immigration. Figures plot smoothed polynomials of regression-adjusted z scores, adjusted for age, gender, race, and year of observation. See the text for details ...
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Demography (2017) 54 (2): 603–630.
Published: 13 March 2017
...Mathias Czaika; Christopher R. Parsons Abstract Combining unique, annual, bilateral data on labor flows of highly skilled immigrants for 10 OECD destinations between 2000 and 2012, with new databases comprising both unilateral and bilateral policy instruments, we present the first judicious cross...
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Demography (2012) 49 (2): 747–772.
Published: 14 January 2012
... whose mothers work full-time and/or have fluctuating work schedules also exhibit significantly higher levels of behavior problems. However, full-time work has negative consequences for children only when it is in jobs that do not require cognitive skills. Such negative consequences are completely offset...
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Demography (2016) 53 (1): 27–53.
Published: 10 December 2015
..., whereas younger women have the option of waiting. This would suggest that the small estimates for younger women hide future increases in completed fertility. References Amuedo-Dorantes , C. , & Sevilla , A. ( 2014 ). Low-skilled immigration and parenting investments of college...
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Demography (2016) 53 (2): 393–418.
Published: 24 February 2016
...Lincoln H. Groves Abstract While the labor market woes of low-skilled male workers in the United States over the past several decades have been well documented, the academic literature identifying causal factors leading to declines in labor force participation (LFP) by young, low-skilled males...
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Demography (2008) 45 (3): 619–639.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Matthew Hall; George Farkas Abstract We use monthly Survey of Income and Program Participation data from 1996–1999 and 2001–2003 to estimate the determinants of differentiation in intercepts and slopes for age/earnings profiles of low-skill immigrant and native male workers. Our findings provide...
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Demography (2018) 55 (1): 59–82.
Published: 27 December 2017
...Jennifer March Augustine; Daniela V. Negraia Abstract A rich tradition of stratification research has established a robust link between mothers’ education and the skills in children that forecast children’s own mobility. Yet, this research has failed to consider that many U.S. women are now...
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Demography (2020) 57 (1): 61–98.
Published: 15 January 2020
...Fig. 3 Reduced-form effect on cognitive and noncognitive skills, based on the full sample. Dark squares and the dark solid line show linear trends based on the birth month. Gray x’s and the dashed gray line show linear trends based on the week of birth. Source: NEPS Starting Cohort 4. ...
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Published: 22 November 2019
Fig. 2 Associations of low- and high-skilled immigration with native and immigrant wages More
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Published: 13 March 2017
Fig. 1 Government policy objectives on high-skilled migration (% of countries aiming to raise high-skilled immigration). Source: Data from UN World Population Policies 2015 ( http://esa.un.org/PopPolicy ) More