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MPRC Working Papers Series

Comprehensive list

The MPRC Working Paper series focuses on topics relevant to the NICHD Population Dynamics Branch population studies mandate. A complete list of papers appears below in reverse chronological order.

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Title Description Effective Date
Parental involvement, child effort, and the development of immigrant boys’ and girls’ reading and mathematics skills: A latent difference score growth model U.J. Moon and Sandra Hofferth, University of Maryland // Keywords: academic achievement, gender differences, immigrant children, parent involvement, longitudinal study; 2016-006 Jul 20, 2016 12:00 AM
Towards a Deeper Understanding of Female Competitiveness and the Gender Gap: Evidence from Patrilocal and Matrilocal Cultures Kenneth Leonard, et al.; 2016-005 Jul 20, 2016 12:00 AM
How Do They Do It? The Immigrant Paradox in the Transition to Adulthood Sandra Hofferth and U.J. Moon, University of Maryland // Keywords: Immigrants, children, transition to adulthood, education, employment, extracurricular activities, culture; 2016-004 Jul 20, 2016 12:00 AM
Microcredit and Willingness to Pay for Environmental Quality: Evidence from a Randomized-Controlled Trial of Finance for Sanitation in Rural Cambodia Raymond Guiteras, University of Maryland, et al. // Keywords: Willingness to pay, sanitation, microcredit, Becker-DeGroot-Marschak, randomization inference; 2016-003 Jul 20, 2016 12:00 AM
Women’s Sequencing of First Births Relative to First Substantial Employment Before and After the 1990’s Welfare Reforms Michael S. Rendall, University of Maryland and Rachel Shattuck, U.S. Census Bureau; 2016-002 Jul 20, 2016 12:00 AM
Does Development Aid Undermine Political Accountability? Leader and Constituent Responses to a Large-Scale Intervention Raymond P. Guiteras and Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak // Keywords: General Equilibrium Effects of Interventions, Political Economy, Sanitation. JEL Codes: O43, Q56, P16; 2016-001 Jul 20, 2016 12:00 AM
Supplementary Materials: Eliciting and Utilizing Willingness-to-Pay: Evidence from Field Trials in Northern Ghana Guiteras, et al.; 2015-017s Jul 20, 2015 12:00 AM
Eliciting and Utilizing Willingness-to-Pay: Evidence from Field Trials in Northern Ghana Raymond Guiteras, University of Maryland; James Berry, Cornell University; Greg Fischer, London School of Economics // Keywords: price mechanism, heterogeneous treatment effects, health behavior, Becker-DeGroot-Marschak, field experiments; 2015-017 Jul 20, 2015 12:00 AM
Does it Matter if She’d Rather Marry? The Role of Individual Preferences in Young Women’s Likelihood of a Nonmarital First Birth Rachel Shattuck, University of Maryland; 2015-016 Jul 20, 2015 12:00 AM
Retrospective Reporting of First Employment in the Life Courses of U.S. Women Michael S. Rendall and Rachel Shattuck, University of Maryland; 2015-015 Jul 20, 2015 12:00 AM
Maternal Age and Infant Mortality for White, Black, and Mexican Mothers in the United States Philip N. Cohen, University of Maryland; 2015-014 Jul 20, 2015 12:00 AM
Black People Don’t Exercise in my Neighborhood: Relationship between Perceived Racial Composition and Leisure-time Physical Activity among Middle Class Blacks and Whites Rashawn Ray, University of Maryland; 2015-013 Jul 20, 2015 12:00 AM
Working Paper Supplement: Randomized Trials Raymond Guiteras: seq-rand-web.7z file - click to download; 2015-012-supplement Sep 02, 2015 03:05 PM
Working Paper: The Pursuit of Balance in Sequential Randomized Trials Raymond Guitaras, University of Maryland; Daniel I. Levin, UC Berkeley Haas; Thomas H. Polly, Duke University. 2015-012 Sep 01, 2015 12:00 AM
Measuring Social Well Being (SWB) in Real Time: 1975-2013 Trends in U.S. Diary SWB Ratings John P. Robinson, University of Maryland; 2015-011 Jul 20, 2015 12:00 AM
Marital Status and Mothers’ Time Use: Childcare, Housework, Leisure, and Sleep Liana C. Sayer and Joanna R. Pepin, University of Maryland; Lynne M. Casper, University of Southern California // Keywords: time use, mother, leisure, marital status; 2015-010 Jul 20, 2015 12:00 AM
In Pursuing Happiness: Diary vs. General Ratings of US Subjective Well-Being John P. Robinson and Elena Tracy, University of Maryland; Jonathan Gershuny and Teresa Harms, University of Oxford; 2015-009 Jul 20, 2015 12:00 AM
The Short- and Medium-Term Impacts of Household Water Supply and Sanitation on Diarrhea in Rural India Raymond Guiteras, University of Maryland; Esther Duflo, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Michael Greenstone, University of Chicago; Thomas Clasen, Emory University; 2015-008 Jul 20, 2015 12:00 AM
Declining Help in a Declining Economy: Trends in US Informal Volunteering: 2003-2013 John P. Robinson, University of Maryland; 2015-007 Jul 20, 2015 12:00 AM
Division of Labor, Gender Ideology, and Marital Satisfaction in Asia Liana C. Sayer, University of Maryland, and Yue Qian, Ohio State University; 2015-006 Jul 20, 2015 12:00 AM
Race, Family Status and Young Women’s Residential and Financial Dependency: 1970-2010 Joan Kahn and Frances Goldscheider, University of Maryland; Javier Garcia-Manglano, Oxford University // Keywords : Living arrangements, financial dependency, race, marriage, unmarried parenthood, young adulthood; 2015-005 Jul 20, 2015 12:00 AM
Household extension and employment among Asian immigrant women in the US Philip Cohen and Jeehye Kang, University of Maryland; 2015-004 Jul 20, 2015 12:00 AM
Is There a Market for Encore or Mature Talent Within the Nonprofit Sector? Joan Kahn, University of Maryland, et al.; 2015-003 Jul 20, 2015 12:00 AM
Cruising Through the Millennium? 2003-13 Changes in American Daily Life John Robinson, Elena Tracy, University of Maryland; 2015-002 Jul 20, 2015 12:00 AM
Satellites, Self-reports, and Submersion: Exposure to Floods in Bangladesh Raymond Guiteras, University of Maryland, et al.; 2015-001 Jul 20, 2015 12:00 AM
Equalizers or Enablers of Inequality? A Counterfactual Analysis of Racial and Residential Tet-Score Gaps in Year-Round and Nine-Month Schools Odis Johnson Jr and Michael Wagner, University of Maryland; 2014-015 Dec 24, 2014 04:15 PM
Supplementary Materials: Disgust, Shame and Soapy Water: Tests of Novel Interventions to Promote Safe Water and Hygiene Guiteras, et al. Dec 24, 2014 04:10 PM
Online Appendix: Disgust, Shame and Soapy Water: Tests of Novel Interventions to Promote Safe Water and Hygiene Guiteras, et al.; 2014-014-appendix Dec 24, 2014 04:10 PM
Disgust, Shame and Soapy Water: Tests of Novel Interventions to Promote Safe Water and Hygiene Raymond Guiteras, University of Maryland, et al.; 2014-014 Dec 24, 2014 04:05 PM
Assessing the Predictive Value of Fertility Expectations through a Cognitive-Social Model Christine A. Bachrach, University of Maryland; Heather M. Rackin, Louisiana State University; 2014-013 Dec 24, 2014 04:05 PM