To show the breadth and scope of research conducted at the Population Studies Center/Population Aging Research Center (PSC/PARC) all series associated with the PSC/PARC are combined in chronological order here by most recent paper/dissertation to oldest. This page displays content from the following series:Population Center Working Papers (PSC/PARC), PSC Dissertations, A Forum on Interdisciplinarity, Asia-Pacific Education, Language Minorities and Migration (ELMM) Network Working Paper Series, Korean Millennials Working Paper Series, Gansu Survey of Children and Families, Grand Challenges Canada, Economic Returns to Mitigating Early Life Risks Project, Malawi Dissertations, and the two archival series PSC African Demography Working Paper Series and PSC Analytical and Technical Report Series.

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Papers from 2017

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Family Economics Writ Large, Jeremy Greenwood, Nezih Guner, and Guillaume Vandenbroucke

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The Role of Marriage in Fighting HIV: A Quantitative Illustration for Malawi, Jeremy Greenwood, Philipp Kircher, Cezar Santos, and Michéle Tertilt

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Health and Mortality Patterns Among Migrants in France, Myriam Khlat and Michel Guillot

Papers from 2016

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School violence in China: A multi-level analysis of student victimization in rural middle schools, Jennifer Adams and Emily C. Hannum

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Essays on aging-related disease in the U.S. population, Ezra Fishman

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Cognitive Health among Older Adults: Evidence from Rural Sub-Saharan Africa, Collin F. Payne, Iliana V. Kohler, Chiwoza Bandawe, Kathy A. Lawler, and Hans-Peter Kohler

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Limited Common Origins of Multiple Adult Health-Related Behaviors: Evidence from U.S. Twins, Nikkil Sudharsanan, Jere R. Behrman, and Hans-Peter Kohler

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Effects of Birth Control Policies on Women’s Age at First Birth in China, Menghan Zhao and Hans-Peter Kohler

Submissions from 2015

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Three essays on the social, economic, and demographic causes and consequences of low fertility, Thomas Markley Anderson

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Assessing the impacts of smoking and obesity on mortality and morbidity in the United States, Bochen Cao

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Ready for school? Impacts of delayed primary school enrollment on children's educational outcomes in rural China, Qihui Chen

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It’s Not Just about the Money: Gender and Youth Migration from Rural China, Yilin Chiang, Emily C. Hannum, and Grace Kao

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Interrelations between religiosity, mental health, and children, Stephen Cranney

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Social and demographic determinants of low fertility in Brazil, Helena Cruz Castanheira

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Lifetime risk of dementia in the United States, Ezra Fishman

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Centralized Deployment and Teacher Incentive: Evidence from Reforms in Rural China, Li Han

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Child labour and academic achievement: Evidence from Gansu Province in China, Huajing He

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The demography of modern social transformations, Arun S Hendi

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Parenting, Education, and Social Mobility in Rural China: Cultivating dragons and phoenixes, Peggy Kong

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Sibling Rivalry: Ability and Intrahousehold Allocation in Gansu Province, China, Jessica Leight

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The Impact of Early Childhood Rainfall Shocks on the Evolution of Cognitive and Non-cognitive Skills, Jessica Leight, Paul Glewwe, and Albert Park

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Maternal bargaining power, parental compensation and non-cognitive skills in rural China, Jessica Leight and Elaine Liu

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Family determinants of early childhood well-being: Three studies from Chile, Daniela Marshall

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Health and aging in low-resource contexts: Three essays on healthy life expectancy in the developing world, Collin Frederick Payne

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Professional Learning Communities and the Diffusion of Pedagogical Innovation in the Chinese Education System, Tanja Sargent

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Social and demographic consequences of health insurance, Heeju Sohn

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Three essays on the impact of behavioral risk factors on health and mortality in the United States, Christopher J Tencza

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Religion and son preference in India and Bangladesh: Three essays on comparing Hindus and Muslims on son preference and sex differentials in child health, Abhijit Visaria

Submissions from 2014

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Early-Childhood Growth Faltering, Post-Infancy Recovery and Educational Outcomes in Late Childhood: Evidence from Vietnam, Jere R. Behrman and Le Thuc Duc

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Does Mother’s Schooling Matter Most in Rural Bangladesh? Re-contextualizing an Old Debate in a New Era of School Reform, Julia Andrea Behrman

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The Effect of Increased Primary Schooling on Adult Women's HIV Status in Malawi and Uganda: Universal Primary Education as a Natural Experiment, Julia Andrea Behrman

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Urbanization and demographic change in sub-Saharan Africa: Three essays on fertility and child mortality differentials in a rapidly-urbanizing context, Jamaica Corker

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Changes in HIV/AIDS knowledge, attitudes and behaviors in Malawi, Theresa M Fedor

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Height and Calories in Early Childhood, Andrew S. Griffen

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Linguistic Capital, Information Access and Economic Opportunity among Rural Young Adults in Western China*, Emily C. Hannum and Huayu Sebastian Cherng

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Social networks, social support, and mental health in cross-national comparative perspective, Ning Hsieh

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Linkages among fertility, migration, and aging in India, Apoorva Jadhav

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Saving Brains: Literature review of reproductive, neonatal, child and maternal health and nutrition Interventions to mitigate basic risk factors to promote child development, Carol Levin and Elizabeth Brouwer

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Learning and Earning: Evidence from a Randomized Evaluation in India, Pushkar Maitra and Subha Mani

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Impact of the NREGS on Schooling and Intellectual Human Capital, Subha Mani, Jere R. Behrman, Shaikh Galab, and Prudhvikar Reddy

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Measuring racial self-identification over the life course in Brazil, 1940-2013, Vitor Miranda

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Review of Maternal Effects on Early Childhood Stunting, Thokozani Phiri

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Home environment and educational transitions on the path to college in rural northwest China, Tanja Sargent, Peggy Kong, and Yuping Zhang

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Wealth Gradients in Early Childhood Cognitive Development in Five Latin American Countries, Norbert Schady, Jere R. Behrman, Maria Caridad Araujo, Rodrigo Azuero, Raquel Bernal, David Bravo, Florencia Lopez-Boo, Karen Macours, Daniela Marshall, Christina Paxson, and Renos Vakis

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Social determinants and international comparisons of health and mortality, Andrew Currier Stokes

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Gender targeting of unconditional income transfers and child nutritional status: Experimental evidence from the Bolivian Amazon, Eduardo Undurraga, Ariela Zycherman, Julie Yiu, Jere R. Behrman, William R. Leonard, and Ricardo A. Godoy

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Reproductive health disparities in Latin America, Emily Vala-Haynes

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Educational expectations, school experiences and academic achievements: A longitudinal examination, Yuping Zhang

Submissions from 2013

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Influences on children's human capital in rural Malawi: Three essays, Shirley Afua Appiah-Yeboah

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Intergenerational Transmission of Poverty and Inequality: Young Lives, Jere R. Behrman, Benjamin T. Crookston, Kirk Dearden, Le Thuc Duc, Lia C. H. Fernald, Subha Mani, Whitney Schott, and Aryeh D. Stein

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What Determines Adult Cognitive Skills? Influences of Pre-Schooling, Schooling, and Post-Schooling Experiences in Guatemala, Jere R. Behrman, John F. Hoddinott, John A. Maluccio, Erica Soler-Hampejsek, Emily L. Behrman, Reynaldo Martorell, Manuel Ramirez-Zea, and Aryeh D. Stein

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Essays on family structure and marriage in Sub-Saharan Africa, Sophia Y Chae

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Community Poverty, Industrialization, and Educational Gender Gaps in Rural China, Hua-Yu Sebastian Cherng and Emily C. Hannum

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Sociological Perspectives on Ethnicity and Education in China: Views from Chinese and English Literatures, Hua-Yu Sebastian Cherng, Emily C. Hannum, and Chunping Lu

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It's Not Just About the Money: Motivations for Youth Migration in Rural China, Yilin Chiang, Emily C. Hannum, and Grace Kao

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Adversity and internalizing problems among rural Chinese adolescents The roles of parents and teachers, Shannon Davidson and Jennifer H. Adams

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Parental factors and early English education as a foreign language: A case study in Mainland China, Yuko Goto Butler

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The Impact of Female Education on Fertility: Evidence from Turkey, Pınar Mine Güneş

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The Role of Maternal Education in Child Health: Evidence from a Compulsory Schooling Law, Pınar Mine Güneş

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Is Centralized Teacher Deployment More Equitable? Evidence from Rural China, Li Han

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The Economic Rationale for Investing in Stunting Reduction, John Hoddinott, Harold Alderman, Jere R. Behrman, Lawrence Haddad, and Susan Horton

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Comparative studies of health and mortality, Jessica Y Ho

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Habitus Transformation: Immigrant Mother’s Cultural Translation of Educational Strategies in Korea, Hyejeong Jo

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Mothers’ Empowerment, Children’s Inoculations and Schooling in Pakistan: Urban vs Rural Areas, Daughters vs Sons and 1998-99 vs 2007-08, Adiqa K. Kiani and Jere R. Behrman

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The Persistent Eff ects of in Utero Nutrition Shocks Over the Life Cycle: Evidence From Ramadan Fasting, Muhammad Farhan Majid

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Three essays on health inequalities, Ameed Saabneh

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Essays on demographic legacies of twentieth-century population planning, Ethan Sharygin

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Impact of household educational expenditures on the test scores of children, Xinzheng Shi

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The transition to adulthood in the developed Western world: A focus on the achievement of economic independence and on the role of family background, Maria Sironi

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The economic lives of black immigrants: An analysis of wages, homeownership, and locational attainment in the United States, Rebbeca Tesfai

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Math Skills and Market and Non-market Outcomes: Evidence From an Amazonian Society, Eduardo A. Undurraga, Jere R. Behrman, Elena L. Grigorenko, Alan Schultz, Julie Yiu, and Ricardo A. Godoy

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Reforming Rural Education: Understanding Teacher Expectations for Rural Youth, Lisa Yiu and Jennifer H. Adams

Papers from 2012

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Identifying the Attributes of Effective Rural Teachers: Teacher Attributes and Mathematics Achievement among Rural Primary School Students in Northwest China, Jennifer H. Adams

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Curriculum Transformation in China: Trends in Student Perceptions of Classroom Practice and Engagement, Jennifer H. Adams and Tanja C. Sargent

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Who Goes, Who Stays, and Who Studies? Gender, Migration, and Educational Decisions among Rural Youth in China, Yilin Chiang, Emily C. Hannum, and Grace Kao

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Who Goes, Who Stays, and Who Studies? Gender, Migration, and Educational Decisions among Rural Youth in China, Yilin Chiang, Emily C. Hannum, and Grace Kao

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A population-based approach to cigarette smoking and mortality, Andrew Fenelon

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Poverty, Food Insecurity and Nutritional Deprivation in Rural China: Implications for Children's Literacy Achievement, Emily C. Hannum, Jihong Liu, and Edward Frongillo

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Essays on gender and health, Carla Medalia

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Essays on the spatial clustering of immigrants and internal migration within the United States, Matthew Howard Ruther

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Does an intra-household flypaper effect exist? Evidence from the educational fee reduction reform in rural China, Xinzheng Shi

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The Hopes Carry Them On: Early Educational Expectations and Later Educational Outcomes in Rural Gansu, China, Yuping Zhang

Submissions from 2011

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The production and circulation of AIDS knowledge in Malawi, Crystal Biruk

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Three essays on mortality and fertility, Ruben Castro

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The Mediating Role of Perceived Parental Warmth and Parental Punishment in the Psychological Well-Being of Children in Rural China, Jennifer Jun-Li Chen and Xiaodong Liu

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Essays on health, mortality, and intergenerational transfers in rural Malawi, Brian Chin

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Examinations and educational opportunity in China: mobility and bottlenecks for the rural poor, Emily Hannum, Xuehui An, and Hua-Yu Sebastian Cherng

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Essays on health, the process of aging, and family context, Rachel L Margolis

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New Curriculum reform implementation and the transformation of educational beliefs, practices, and structures in Gansu province, Tanja Carmel Sargent

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Returning to work: The effects of family policy, motherhood, and schooling on women in the workforce, Whitney B Schott

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How subjective beliefs about HIV infection affect life-cycle fertility: Evidence from rural Malawi, Gil Shapira

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Three essays on racial-ethnic variation in fertility in the United States, with a focus on Hispanics, Caroline Sten

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Three essays on socioeconomic status, social support, and the Health and Retirement Study, Allison R Sullivan

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Contemporary topics in low fertility: Late transitions to parenthood and low fertility in East Asia, Marissa Wheeler

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Influence of Home Environment on Children’s Schooling: From Teacher’s Perspective, Yuping Zhang

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Mothers' Educational Expectations and Children's Enrollment: Evidence from Rural China, Yuping Zhang

Papers from 2010

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Why Are Teachers “Overpaid” in Developing Countries? --The Role of the Nature of Educational Production in Teachers’ Labor Markets, Qihui Chen

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Editors’ introduction: Emerging issues for educational research in East Asia, Emily C. Hannum, Hyunjoon Park, and Yuko Goto Butler

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Ethnicity, Socioeconomic Status, and Social Welfare in China, Emily C. Hannum and Meiyan Wang

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Promotion Incentives and Teacher Effort in China, Naureen Karachiwalla