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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
"Missing Girls" in China and India: trends and policy impacts Monica Das Gupta, University of Maryland; Guo Zhen, Xi'an Jiaotong University; Li Shuzhuo, Xi'an Jiaotong University; 2013-001 Feb 24, 2013 04:40 PM
How Does the Amount of Time Mothers Spend with Children Matter? Melissa Milke and Kathleen Denny, University of Maryland; Kei M. Nomaguchi, Bowling Green State University; 2012-015 Jul 27, 2012 12:00 AM
Mothers, Kin, and Father Involvement in Urban South Africa Sangeetha Madhavan, University of Maryland, et al. // Keywords: fathers, mothers, kin, South Africa; 2012-014 Jul 27, 2012 12:00 AM
Parental age and cognitive disability among children in the United States Philip N. Cohen, University of Maryland; 2012-013 Jul 27, 2012 12:00 AM
When and Where Does Achievement Inequality Grow? Ecology, the City and Social Disorganization Odis Johnson Jr., University of Maryland; 2012-012 Jul 27, 2012 12:00 AM
Revisiting Swidler, Again: Brain, Self, and Culture in Action Christine Bachrach, University of Maryland and Duke University; 2012-011 Jul 27, 2012 12:00 AM
Epidemiological Paradox or Immigrant Vulnerability ? Obesity Among Young Children of Immigrants Michael S. Rendall, University of Maryland; Elizabeth H. Baker and Margaret M. Weden, RAND Corporation; 2012-010 Jul 27, 2012 12:00 AM
Tiger Mothers and Child Achievement: Do Activity Patterns explain the Achievement of Children of Immigrants? Sandra Hofferth and U.J. Moon, University of Maryland; 2012-009 Jul 27, 2012 12:00 AM
Recession and Divorce in the United States: Economic Conditions and the Odds of Divorce, 2008-2010 Philip N. Cohen, University of Maryland; 2012-008 Jul 27, 2012 12:00 AM
Deciphering Trends in American Volunteering John P. Robinson, University of Maryland; David Horton Smith, Boston College; 2012-007 Jul 27, 2012 12:00 AM
Occupational Differences in Estimates of Time at Work John P. Robinson, University of Maryland; Jonathan Gershuny, University of Oxford; 2012-006 Jul 20, 2012 12:00 AM
Daily Life among American Immigrants John P. Robinson, University of Maryland, et al.; 2012-005 Mar 25, 2012 11:30 AM
Language Votes: Foreign Language (FL) Policy Attitudes and the 2008 Electorate John P. Robinson, University of Maryland; William Rivers, Integrated Technical Solutions; Paul Harwood, University of North Florida; 2012-004 Mar 25, 2012 11:30 AM
Measuring and Mitigating HIV Stigma: A Framed Field Experiment Vivian Hoffman, University of Maryland; Kent D. Messer and Jacob Fooks, University of Delaware // Keywords: HIV/AIDS, field experiment, stigma; 2012-003 Mar 25, 2012 11:30 AM
Brides for Sale : Cross-Border Marriages and Female Immigration Soohyung Lee, University of Maryland; Daiji Kawaguchi, Hitotsubashi University //Keywords: Immigration, Marriage, Sex Ratio Imbalance, International Marriages, Crossborder marriages, Assortative Matching; 2012-002 Feb 25, 2012 11:25 AM
Growing Parental Economic Power in Parent-Adult Child Households : Coresidence and Financial Dependency in the US, 1960 and 2001 Joan Kahn and Frances Goldscheider, University of Maryland; 2012-001 Feb 25, 2012 11:20 AM