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McWayne Christine M., Melzi Gigliana, Limlingan Maria Cristina, Schick Adina R., July, 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
For the 5 million low-income Latino children in the United States who are disproportionately impacted by the numerous risk factors associated with poverty, it is essential to identify proximal protective factors that mitigate these risks and bolster…
Magnuson Katherine A., Waldfogel Jane, April-June 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
We use data from the 1968-2013 October Current Population Survey to document trends in 3- and 4-year-old children's enrollment in center-based early childhood education, focusing on gaps in enrollment among children from low-, middle-, and high-…
Nazarov Zafar, Rendall Michael S., August, 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Previous studies have found adverse effects of maternal employment on child obesity for higher educated mothers. Using a quasi-structural model, we find additionally a lower risk of obesity for children of less educated mothers with increased time…
Merz Emily C., Landry Susan H., Williams Jeffrey M., Barnes Marcia A., Eisenberg Nancy, Spinrad Tracy L., Valiente Carlos, Assel Michael A., Taylor Heather B., Lonigan Christopher J., Phillips Beth M., Clancy-Menchetti Jeanine, July/August 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This study used a longitudinal design to examine whether effortful control mediated the associations of parental education and home environment quality with preacademic knowledge in toddlers and young preschoolers. The sample consisted of 226…
Berkule Samantha B., Dreyer Bernard P., Huberman Harris S., Fierman Arthur H., Mendelsohn Alan L., January-February 2007
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of low income, multi ethnic mothers' attitudes in terms of shared book reading with their infants, the number of books in their homes and the relation between sociodemographic characteristics and the mothers' attitudes
Bachman Heather J., Chase-Lansdale P. Lindsay, 2005
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the implications of custodial grandparent care by comparing the material hardship, mental health, and physical well-being of custodial grandmothers and biological mothers using data from Welfare, Children, and Families: A Three-City Study
NICHD Early Child Care Research Network, 2005
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the relationship between duration and developmental timing of poverty and children?s development from birth to age 9, using comparisons of children from families who were never poor, poor only during their children?s infancy, poor only…
University Consortium on Welfare Reform, 2004
Reports & Papers
A fourth year report of the Illinois Families Study examining the overall effectiveness of welfare reform in Illinois and attempting to determine which are the most effective supports and services
Mistry Rashmita S., Biesanz Jeremy C., Taylor Lorraine, Burchinal Margaret, Cox Martha J., 2004
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A longitudinal study examining the relation between family income and family processes to child outcomes, investigating whether income has a greater impact for children from low income families
Tout Kathryn, Brooks Jennifer, Zaslow Martha, Redd Zakia, Moore Kristin Anderson, McGarvey Ayelish, McGroder Sharon M., Gennetian Lisa A., Morris Pamela A., Ross Christine, Beecroft Erik, 2004
Reports & Papers
A compilation of findings from the Project on State-Level Child Outcome, a longitudinal evaluation of how welfare programs in Connecticut, Florida, Indiana, Iowa, and Minnesota impacted participating children and adults
Tout Kathryn, Brooks Jennifer, Zaslow Martha, Redd Zakia, Moore Kristin Anderson, McGarvey Ayelish, McGroder Sharon M., Gennetian Lisa A., Morris Pamela A., Ross Christine, 2004
Executive Summary
The executive summary of a report evaluating the impact of pilot welfare reform programs on children and families in Connecticut, Florida, Indiana, Iowa, and Minnesota.
Taylor Beck A., Dearing Eric, McCartney Kathleen, 2004
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of the relationship between household income and developmental outcomes in early childhood, using data from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development's Study of Early Child Care (NICHD SECC)
University Consortium on Welfare Reform, 2002
Reports & Papers
A longitudinal study of the ongoing results of welfare reforms on families in Illinois, particularly the implementation of TANF
Magnuson Katherine A., McGroder Sharon M., 2002
Reports & Papers
A study on the effects of the educational level of a low-income mother on a child?s academic and behavioral school readiness using a sample of families eligible for the Job Opportunities and Basic Skills (JOBS) Training, from Atlanta, Georgia, Grand…
Dearing Eric, McCartney Kathleen, Taylor Beck A., November/December 2001
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of changes in family income-to-needs and its effect on young children's cognitive, language, and behavioral development and outcomes using data from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Study of Early Child Care