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James Trussell
2016
INTRODUCTION:  On November 17, 2015, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) issued an epidemiologic alert regarding Zika virus in Latin America.1 Several countries subsequently issued health advisories, including cautions about microcephaly, ...
Sara McLanahan
2016
ABSTRACT:  In the United States, the Great Recession was marked by severe negative shocks to labor market conditions. In this study, we combine longitudinal data from the Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Study with U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data ...
Janet Currie
2015
Janet Currie March, 2015 Eds. With Sarah McLanahan et al., (Washington DC: Princeton-Brookings, 2015) Series: The Future of the Children Children Family Health Domestic and Social Policy Health and Health Policy in U.S. Health Policy future of children ...
Sara McLanahan
2015
In his 1965 report on the black family, Daniel Patrick Moynihan highlighted the rising fraction of black children growing up in households headed by unmarried mothers. He attributed the increase largely to the precarious economic position of black men, ...
Anne Case
2014
We quantify the impact of adult deaths on household economic wellbeing, using a large longitudinal dataset spanning more than a decade. Verbal autopsies allow us to distinguish AIDS mortality from that due to other causes. The timing of the lower ...
Janet Currie
2014
Scholars have been examining the relationship between fertility and unemployment for more than a century. Most studies find that fertility falls with unemployment in the short run, but it is not known whether these negative effects persist, because women ...
Bryan Grenfell
2014
We analyzed data from a large population-based prospective cohort study of household contacts of tuberculosis patients in Lima, Peru, to estimate the importance of within-household transmission relative to community-based transmission. We identified all ...
Noreen Goldman
2014
The death or illness of a spouse negatively affects a partner's health, but little is known about the effect on blood glucose (glycemic) levels. This study investigates the extent to which a spouse's declining health or death is associated with ...
Bryan Grenfell
Jessica Metcalf
2014
ABSTRACT: Measles vaccination is estimated to have averted 13·8 million deaths between 2000 and 2012. Persisting heterogeneity in coverage is a major contributor to continued measles mortality, and a barrier to measles elimination and introduction of ...
Sir Angus Deaton
2014
This chapter lies at the intersection of two literatures, one on whether children bring well-being to those who live with them, and one on the living arrangements of the elderly. Whether or not the children make their parents lives better is an old ...
Marc Fleurbaey
2014
We investigate the problem of how to perform comparisons of income distributions across families of different sizes. We argue that social welfare ought to be computed as the average individual utility instead of the average household utility as in most ...
Sir Angus Deaton
2014
We document and interpret differences in life evaluation and in hedonic experience between those who live with children and those who do not; most previous literature has concluded that those with children have worse lives. For a sample of 1.8 million ...
Noreen Goldman
2014
The death of a child is one of the most traumatic events that a parent can experience. The psychological and physical consequences of bereavement are well established, and the consequences are more severe for mothers than fathers. However, little is known ...
Alicia Adsera
2013
Alicia Adsera December, 2013 Whither the Child? Causes and Consequences of Low Fertility, ed. Eric Kaufman and Bradford Wilcox; Paradigm Publishers Children Family Gender Microeconomics Domestic and Social Policy http://www.paradigmpublishers.com/books ...
Anne Case
2013
We analyze funeral arrangements following the deaths of 3,751 people who died between January 2003 and December 2005 in the Africa Centre Demographic Surveillance Area. We find that, on average, households spend the equivalent of a year’s income for an ...
James Trussell
2013
Approximately one quarter of women exhibited moderate/severe depression (27%) and stress (25%) symptoms at baseline. Contraception was not used in 10% of weekly journals, whereas coital and noncoital methods were used in 42% and 48% of weeks, respectively ...
2013
sing data from South Asia, this paper examines how arranged marriage cultivates rivalry among sisters. During marriage search, parents with multiple daughters reduce the reservation quality for an older daughter’s groom, rushing her marriage to allow ...
Alicia Adsera
2013
We use a nationally representative survey of Indian households (NFHS-3) to conduct the first study that analyzes whether son preference is associated with girls bearing a larger burden of housework than boys. Housework is a non-negligible part of child ...
Sara McLanahan
2013
Sara McLanahan August, 2013 With Dohoon Lee, Jeanne Brooks-Gunn, Dan Notterman and Irv Garfinkel; PNAS 110(4) Family Domestic and Social Policy ...
Sara McLanahan
2013
Sara McLanahan July, 2013 With Laura Tach and Daniel Schneider; Annual Review of Sociology, Vol. 39 Statistics Family Domestic and Social Policy http://www.annualreviews.org/doi/abs/10.1146/annurev-soc-071312-145704?requested... ...

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