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Li Spencer D., June, 2011
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Mediation analysis in child and adolescent development research is possible using large secondary data sets. This article provides an overview of two statistical methods commonly used to test mediated effects in secondary analysis: multiple…
Cabell Sonia Q., Justice Laura M., Konold Timothy R., McGinty Anita, Q1 2011
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A first study to identify reliable profiles of emergent literacy among preschoolers and a second study of the predictive validity of the profiles on mid-year teacher ratings of emergent literacy and end-of-kindergarten literacy assessments, based on…
Zhai Fuhua, Raver C. Cybele, Jones Stephanie M., Li-Grining Christine P., Pressler Emily, Gao Qin, December 2010
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of dosage effects of a targeted intervention on low-income child behavior problems, emotional and behavioral self-regulation skills, and cognitive development, as well as a study of variation of dosage effects across school readiness…
Crosby Danielle A., Dowsett Chantelle J., Gennetian Lisa A., Huston Aletha C., September 2010
Methods
Peer Reviewed
A comparison of ordinary least squares regression and instrumental variable analysis, two analytic methods for the estimation of relationships between child care type and externalizing problems, in order to illustrate the strengths and weaknesses of…
Leuven Edwin, Lindahl Mikael, Oosterbeek Hessel, Webbink Dinand, June 2010
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An econometric approach to estimate the influence of expanding early education enrollment opportunities on test scores from five waves of bi-annual survey data on Dutch pupils enrolled in grades 2, 4, 6, and 8
Kalb Guyonne, September 2009
Other
Peer Reviewed
An economic discussion of the relationships between labor supply, child care, and work, as well as analytical problems and challenges
National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Strengthening Benefit-Cost Methodology for the Evaluation of Early Childhood Interventions, 2009
Other
A discussion of proceedings from a workshop with a focus on the importance of accurate, in-depth benefit-cost analysis in the recommendation of early childhood intervention policies
Gennetian Lisa A., Magnuson Katherine A., Morris Pamela A., March 2008
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An employment of the Instrumental Variables Technique in a study of the association between maternal education and children's cognitive development on school entry
Kaplan David, March 2008
Methods
Peer Reviewed
An overview of selected statistical methodologies for the study of stage-sequential development, using as an example the reading proficiency of children above and below the poverty line
Hong Guanglei, Yu Bing, March 2008
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An investigation of the relationships between kindergarten retention and children?s social-emotional outcomes in later grades
Hopwood Christopher J., 2007
Other
Peer Reviewed
An explanation of the concepts of moderating and mediating variables in structural equation models, and examples of their use in models describing the significance of interventions for young children with disabilities
Barnett W. Steven, 2006
Other
An analysis criticizing a Reason Foundation report assessing preschool and kindergarten policy proposals
Hebbeler Kathleen, 2004
Other
An overview of information that addresses the various purposes that outcome data can serve and distinctions between these purposes, what will be gained by having outcome data for a particular purpose or lost by not having those data, and the…
National Centre for Social Research (Great Britain), October, 2003
Other
A paper examining the methodological issues involved in combining two child care surveys in the United Kingdom
Chaplin Duncan, Puma Michael, 2003
Reports & Papers
A report discussing the effect of out-of-school-time extracurricular activities by elementary school children on academic achievement and school behavior and the significance of activity type