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2015
ABSTRACT: Despite being wealthier, Indian children are significantly shorter and smaller than African children. These differences begin very early in life, suggesting that they may in part reflect differences in maternal health. By applying reweighting ...
Edward Freeland
2015
The gender imbalance in STEM subjects dominates current debates about women’s underrepresentation in academia. However, women are well represented at the Ph.D. level in some sciences and poorly represented in some humanities (e.g., in 2011, 54% of U.S. Ph ...
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 ...
Elizabeth Levy Paluck
2013
Gender-based violence (GBV) is physical, psychological, or sexual violence perpetrated against an individual or group on the basis of gender or gender norms. The majority of victims of GBV are women, but many victims of GBV are male. Gay, bisexual, and ...
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 ...
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 ...
James Trussell
2013
James Trussell July, 2013 With Kelli Stidham Hall and Caroline Moreau; Substance Abuse, Vol. 34, Issue 3 Gender Health Domestic and Social Policy http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/08897077.2013.772934 ...
James Trussell
2013
Consistent contraceptive use (72% of weeks) was 10–15 percentage points lower among women with moderate/severe baseline depression and stress symptoms than those without symptoms (p<.001). Controlling for covariates, women with depression and stress ...
Tom Vogl
2013
Discussions of cross-sectional fertility heterogeneity and its interaction with economic growth typically assume that the poor have more children than the rich. Micro-data from 48 developing countries suggest that this assumption was false until recently. ...
Janet Currie
2013
Janet Currie May, 2013 With Maya Rossin-Slater; Journal of Health Economics, Vol. 32, Issue 3 Children Environment Family Gender Health Domestic and Social Policy Science Direct ...
James Trussell
2013
The website experienced steady growth in use. In 2009, it received 35,000 visits each month from more than 20,000 unique visitors and was accessed by users in 208 countries and territories. More than half of all users accessed the website from a country ...
James Trussell
2013
A total of 62.2% said they were strongly (31.4%) or somewhat (30.9%) in favor of OCPs being available OTC. A total of 37.1% of participants reported being likely to use OCPs if available OTC, including 58.7% of current users, 28.0% using no method and 32 ...
James Trussell
2013
The two most likely important contributors to the increase in Pearl indices are more frequent pregnancy testing with more sensitive tests and less adherent study populations. Because study populations appear to be increasingly representative of the likely ...
Anne Case
2013
Many avenues have been explored to try to turn these statistics around.1 In this paper, we examine whether the arrival of a social grant – specifically a generous state old age pension given to men and women above prime age – enhances the employment ...
James Trussell
2013
Among those with no oxytocin prophylaxis, provision of controlled cord traction reduced hemorrhage risk by nearly 50% as compared with expectant management (P  James Trussell February, 2013 With Wendy Sheldon, Jill Durocher, Beverly Winikoff, and Jennifer ...
Susan Fiske
2013
Susan Fiske January, 2013 With L. H. Krieger; Behavioral Foundations of Public Policy, ed. Eldar Shafir; Princeton University Press Gender Employment Domestic and Social Policy http://press.princeton.edu/TOCs/c9888.html ...
Janet Currie
2012
Janet Currie August, 2012 With Douglas Almond; Labour Economics, Vol. 19, Issue 4 Gender Health Children Family Demography Domestic and Social Policy currie_from_infant_to_mother.pdf http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0927537112000589 ...
Sara McLanahan
2012
This article examines the prevalence, predictors and outcomes of unmarried mothers' repartnering patterns following a nonmarital birth. Results indicate that, within five years after a birth, approximately two-thirds of unmarried mothers end their ...
Elizabeth Armstrong
2011
Elizabeth Armstrong November, 2011 Addiction Vol. 106, Issue 11 Ethics Family Gender Health Domestic and Social Policy armstrong_commentary_on_kuntsche_et_al.pdf External Link ...
Keith Wailoo
2011
Examining a century of twists and turns in anti-cancer campaigns, this path-breaking study shows how American cancer awareness, prevention, treatment, and survival have been refracted through the lens of race. As cancer went from being a white woman' ...

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