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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
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
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
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
Towards a Deeper Understanding of Female Competitiveness and the Gender Gap: Evidence from Patrilocal and Matrilocal Cultures
Kenneth Leonard, et al.; 2016-005
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
Household Structure and Gendered Outcomes for Children in South Africa: A Conceptual and Methodological Examination of an Understudied Issue
Sangeetha Madhavan, University of Maryland, et al. // Keywords: co-residence, extended kin, children, South Africa, education; 2016-007
Double Burden for Women in Mid and Later Life: Evidence from Time Use Profiles in Cebu, Philippines
Feinian Chen, University of Maryland, et al.; 2016-008
Satellites, Self-reports, and Submersion: Exposure to Floods in Bangladesh
Raymond Guiteras, University of Maryland, et al.; 2015-001
Cruising Through the Millennium? 2003-13 Changes in American Daily Life
John Robinson, Elena Tracy, University of Maryland; 2015-002
Is There a Market for Encore or Mature Talent Within the Nonprofit Sector?
Joan Kahn, University of Maryland, et al.; 2015-003
Racial Disparities in Residential Mobility and Long-term Population Displacement from New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina
Michael S. Rendall, University of Maryland; Narayan Sastri, RAND Corp., and Lori Reeder, University of Maryland; 2017-001
Household extension and employment among Asian immigrant women in the US
Philip Cohen and Jeehye Kang, University of Maryland; 2015-004
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
Division of Labor, Gender Ideology, and Marital Satisfaction in Asia
Liana C. Sayer, University of Maryland, and Yue Qian, Ohio State University; 2015-006
Declining Help in a Declining Economy: Trends in US Informal Volunteering: 2003-2013
John P. Robinson, University of Maryland; 2015-007
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
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
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
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
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
Maternal Age and Infant Mortality for White, Black, and Mexican Mothers in the United States
Philip N. Cohen, University of Maryland; 2015-014
Retrospective Reporting of First Employment in the Life Courses of U.S. Women
Michael S. Rendall and Rachel Shattuck, University of Maryland; 2015-015
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
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
Supplementary Materials: Eliciting and Utilizing Willingness-to-Pay: Evidence from Field Trials in Northern Ghana
Guiteras, et al.; 2015-017s
The Gender Revolution and the Second Demographic Transition: Understanding Recent Family Trends in Industrialized Societies
Frances Goldscheider, University of Maryland; 2014-001
Measuring Children’s Living Arrangements in Rural South Africa: A Comparison of Approaches and Application to Schooling Outcomes
Sangeetha Madhavan and Tyler Myroniuk, University of Maryland; Randall Kuhn, University of Denver; Casey Blalock, University of Colorado Boulder; Mark Collinson, University of Witwatersrand; 2014-002
Global Migration Flows and Income Differentials
Patricio Korzeniewicz and Scott Albrecht, University of Maryland; 2014-003
Positively Experiencing Daily Life
John P. Robinson, University of Maryland; 2014-004
Population, Poverty, and Climate Change
Monica Das Gupta, University of Maryland; 2014-005
The Organization of Preventive Health Services in Sri Lanka: Lessons for developing countries
Monica Das Gupta, University of Maryland / World Bank; KCS Dalpatadu, Institute for Health Policy, Colombo; CK Shanmugarajah, Ministry of Health, Government of Sri Lanka; HMSSD Herath, Sri Lanka Medical Council; 2014-006
When and Where Does Achievement Inequality Grow? Ecology, the City and Social Disorganization
Odis Johnson Jr., University of Maryland; 2014-007
Children’s Schooling in Latin America and the Caribbean: The Role of Mothers, Fathers, and Others in the Household
Laurie DeRose, University of Maryland, et al.; 2014-008
Family Instability and Early Childhood Health in the Developing World
Laurie DeRose, University of Maryland, et al.; 2014-009
Household Structure and School Attendance in 57 Countries: Why Children with Absent Fathers Do Better in Some Places
Laurie DeRose, University of Maryland; 2014-010
Multiple imputation for demographic hazard models with left-censored predictor variables
Michael S. Rendall, University of Maryland; Angela Greulich, Université Paris 1; 2014-011
Union Instability and Children’s Behavioral Problems: A Mediation and Moderation Approach
Natasha Cabrera and Elizabeth Karberg, University of Maryland; 2014-012
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
Disgust, Shame and Soapy Water: Tests of Novel Interventions to Promote Safe Water and Hygiene
Raymond Guiteras, University of Maryland, et al.; 2014-014
Online Appendix: Disgust, Shame and Soapy Water: Tests of Novel Interventions to Promote Safe Water and Hygiene
Guiteras, et al.; 2014-014-appendix
Supplementary Materials: Disgust, Shame and Soapy Water: Tests of Novel Interventions to Promote Safe Water and Hygiene
Guiteras, et al.
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
"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
Parental Expectations and Childhood Activities in Immigrant Transitions to Adulthood
Sandra Hofferth, University of Maryland and U.J. Moon, Lyndonville State College // Keywords: Immigrants, youth, education, work, delinquency; 2013-002
Expressive Cool and the Paradox of Black and White Males’ Neighborhood Socialization toward Education
Odis Johnson Jr., University of Maryland; 2013-004
Race-Gender Inequality across Residential and School Contexts: What can Federal Policy Do?
Odis Johnson Jr., University of Maryland; 2013-005
Racial-Ethnic Differences in Children’s Activity Patterns: Class, Capital and Cultural Explanations
Sandra Hofferth, University of Maryland; U.J. Moon, Lyndonville State College // Keywords: extracurricular activities, ethnic minorities, socioeconomic status, social capital, culture, children; 2013-006
Parenthood and Leaving Home in Young Adulthood
Frances Goldscheider, University of Maryland // Keywords: Nestleaving, parent-child relationships, parenthood, transition to adulthood; 2013-007
Two Decades of Negative Educational Selectivity of Mexican Migrants to the United States
Michael S. Rendall, University of Maryland and Susan W. Parker, Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (CIDE), Mexico; 2013-008
The Reverse Matthew Effect: Catastrophe and Consequence in Scientific Teams
Ginger Zhe Jin, University of Maryland, et al.; 2013-009
Inspection Technology, Detection and Compliance: Evidence from Florida Restaurant Inspections
Ginger Zhe Jin, University of Maryland, and Jungmin Lee, Sogang University; 2013-010
Gaming in Air Pollution Data? Lessons from China
Ginger Zhe Jin, University of Maryland, et al.; 2013-011
More Trusting, Less Trust? An Investigation of Early ECommerce in China
Ginger Zhe Jin, University of Maryland, et al.; 2013-012
Do Lottery Payments Induce Savings Behavior? Evidence from the Lab
Melissa Kearney, University of Maryland, et al. // Keywords: prize linked savings, lotteries, risk preferences, Prelec weighting; 2013-013
Do Labor Market Networks Have an Important Spatial Dimension?
Judith Hellerstein, University of Maryland; Mark J. Kutzbach, U.S. Census Bureau; David Neumark, University of California Irvine; 2013-014
The Long-Term Effects of Early Lead Exposure: Evidence from a Case of Environmental Negligence
Sergio Urzua, University of Maryland; Tomás Rau, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile; Loreto Reyes, Ministry of Finance, Chile; 2013-015
Education, Birth Order, and Family Size
Sergio Urzua, University of Maryland, et al.; 2013-016
Loans for Higher Education: Does the Dream Come True?
Sergio Urzua, University of Maryland; Tomás Rau, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile; Eugenio Rojas, Chilean Budget Office; 2013-017
Heterogenous Economic Returns to Postsecondary Degrees: Evidence from Chile
Sergio Urzua, University of Maryland; Loreto Reyes, Ministry of Finance, Chile; Jorge Rodriguez, University of Chicago; 2013-018
Private Equity, Jobs, and Productivity
John Haltiwanger, University of Maryland, et al.; 2013-019
How Firms Respond to Business Cycles: The Role of Firm Age and Firm Size
John Haltiwanger, University of Maryland, et al.; 2013-020
Perverse Reverse Price Competition: Average Wholesale Prices and Medicaid Pharmaceutical Spending
Judith Hellerstein, University of Maryland; Mark Duggan, University of Pennsylvania; Abby Alpert, University of California Irvine; 2013-021
Mexican-American Married and Cohabiting Couples and Their Patterns of Dual Earning
Julie Park, University of Maryland // Keywords: Mexican, dual-earning, married, cohabiting, interracial, immigrant assimilation; 2013-022
Epidemiological Paradox or Immigrant Vulnerability? Obesity Among Young Children of Immigrants
Michael S. Rendall, University of Maryland; Elizabeth Baker, University of Alabama; Margaret M. Weden, RAND Corporation; 2013-023
As we Like It (Today) Americans’ Favorite Daily Activities – in Real Time
John P. Robinson, University of Maryland; 2013-024
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
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
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
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
Daily Life among American Immigrants
John P. Robinson, University of Maryland, et al.; 2012-005
Occupational Differences in Estimates of Time at Work
John P. Robinson, University of Maryland; Jonathan Gershuny, University of Oxford; 2012-006
Deciphering Trends in American Volunteering
John P. Robinson, University of Maryland; David Horton Smith, Boston College; 2012-007
Recession and Divorce in the United States: Economic Conditions and the Odds of Divorce, 2008-2010
Philip N. Cohen, University of Maryland; 2012-008
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
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
Revisiting Swidler, Again: Brain, Self, and Culture in Action
Christine Bachrach, University of Maryland and Duke University; 2012-011
When and Where Does Achievement Inequality Grow? Ecology, the City and Social Disorganization
Odis Johnson Jr., University of Maryland; 2012-012
Parental age and cognitive disability among children in the United States
Philip N. Cohen, University of Maryland; 2012-013
Mothers, Kin, and Father Involvement in Urban South Africa
Sangeetha Madhavan, University of Maryland, et al. // Keywords: fathers, mothers, kin, South Africa; 2012-014
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
Is banning sex-selection the best approach for reducing prenatal discrimination ?
Monica Das Gupta, University of Maryland // Keywords: Son preference, abortion bans, gender, policy measures, China, India; 2017-003
"Missing Girls" in the South Caucasus Countries: Trends, Possible Causes, and Policy Options
Monica Das Gupta, University of Maryland // Keywords: Gender, Poverty, Economic Shocks, Social Protection, Governance, Health, Population; JEL codes: D13, H31, H55, J13, J16, P31; 2017-004
Flies Without Borders: Lessons from Chennai on improving India’s municipal public health services
Monica Das Gupta, University of Maryland, et al. // Keywords: Public health, Sanitation, Urban, Local government, India, Governance, Devolution; 2017-005
Assessing the Impact of Local Violence on Teenage Fertility: The Case of Mexico
Mónica Caudillo, Maryland Population Research Center // Key words: Adolescents, Crime, Violence, Demography, Fertility; 2017-006
Social Capital and Labor Market Networks
Brian Asquith, NBER; Judith K. Hellerstein, University of Maryland; Mark Kutzbach, FDIC; David Neumark, UCI, NBER, and IZA; 2017-007
Labor Market Networks and Recovery from Mass Layoffs: Evidence from the Great Recession Period
Judith K. Hellerstein, University of Maryland and NBER; Mark Kutzbach, U.S. Census Bureau and NBER; David Neumark, University of California Irvine and NBER; NBER Working paper 21262; 2017-008
Interracial and Inter-ethnic Marriage and Cohabitation and Self-Rated Health
Lucia C. Lykke, U.S. Census Bureau; Michael S. Rendall, University of Maryland; 2017-009
Are Children Barriers to the Gender Revolution? International Comparisons
Laurie F. DeRose, Frances Goldscheider, University of Maryland; Javiera Reyes Brito, Universidad delos Andes, Chile; Andrés Salazar-Arango, Universidad de la Sabana, Colombia; Montserrat Gas-Aixendri, Universitat Internacional de Catalunya, Spain; Paúl Corcuera, Universidad de Piura, Peru // Keywords: male role, female role, labour force, housework, child care, family policy, gender revolution. 2017-010
Overweight and Obesity and Romantic Relationship Racial Composition among White Dating, Cohabiting, and Married Young Adults
Lucia Lykke, Unversity of Maryland; 2018-001
Why are so many American children born into poverty? Differences in Hispanic and Black new mothers’ sources of disadvantage
Michael S. Rendall, University of Maryland; Margaret M. Weden, RAND Corp.; Joey Brown, Polina Zvavitch, University of Maryland; 2018-002
Intentionally or Ambivalently Risking a Short Inter-pregnancy Interval: Reproductive Readiness Factors in Women’s Postpartum Non-Use of Contraception
Michael S. Rendall, Eowna Young Harrison, Mónica Caudillo, University of Maryland; 2018-003
The Intergenerational Stability of Punishment: Paternal Incarceration and Suspension or Expulsion in Elementary School
Wade C. Jacobsen, University of Maryland; 2019-001
Restrictions to Abortion Access and Racial-Ethnic Disparities in Contraceptive Use among US Teenagers
Mónica Caudillo and Michel Boundreaux, University of Maryland; 2019-002