Poster Session 5:
Economy, Labor Force, Education and Inequality

Friday, May 2
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

  1. Who Are the Best and Brightest Researchers in the U.S.?Wei Huang, Harvard University

  2. The Roles of Instability and Housing in Low-Income Families' Residential MobilityMelissa Kull, Boston College

  3. Projecting Statewide Student Enrollment in WisconsinSarah Kemp, University of Wisconsin-Madison

  4. The Family Is Not a Safe Haven: Estimating and Explaining Differences between Siblings in Educational OutcomesMichael Grätz, European University Institute

  5. Gender Differential in Educational Attainments in India: Comparing Results of Individual-Level and Household-Level AnalysisZakir Husain, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur; Charanjit Kaur, University of Delhi

  6. Migration, Remittances, and Smallholder Decision-Making: Implications for Land Use and Livelihood Change in Central AmericaDavid Lopez-Carr, University of California, Santa Barbara; Jason Davis, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

  7. Understanding the Evolution of Female Employment in MexicoElia De la Cruz Toledo, Columbia University

  8. Offshore Enrollment in Higher Education and Migration: Some Insights from AustraliaAntonina Levatino, Universitat Pompeu Fabra

  9. Building Schools, Shrinking Farm Labor SupplyDiane Charlton, University of California, Davis; Ed Taylor, University of California, Davis

  10. Changing Partner Choice and Marriage Propensities by Education in TaiwanYen-Hsin Alice Cheng, Academia Sinica

  11. Adult Participation in Undergraduate Education: Trends, Patterns, and Attainment over the Life CourseDavid B. Monaghan, Graduate Center, City University of New York (CUNY)

  12. How Does High School Poverty Matter? High School Economic Composition and Post-Secondary OutcomesZitsi Mirakhur, Princeton University

  13. Racial Differences in Wealth Composition and the Intergenerational Transmission of Wealth across GenerationsJaneria A Easley, Princeton University

  14. Beyond Parental Incarceration: The Effects of Household Incarceration on the Intergenerational Transmission of Disadvantage through Family StructureAaron Gottlieb, Princeton University

  15. Measuring Achievement and Shortfall Improvements in a Consistent WayIñaki Permanyer, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

  16. Transition from School-to-Work in Egypt: An Update on Young People Labor Market Conditions in the Wake of the January 25th RevolutionIrene N. Selwaness, Cairo University; Rania Roushdy, Population Council

  17. Family Networks and Transfers of Time and Money: New Evidence from the 2013 Panel Study of Income DynamicsSuzanne M. Bianchi, University of California, Los Angeles; Vicki A. Freedman, University of Michigan; V. Joseph Hotz, Duke University; Robert Schoeni, University of Michigan; Judith A. Seltzer, University of California, Los Angeles

  18. Parental Education, Intergenerational Educational Mobility and Higher Order BirthsAdriana Duta, University of Southampton

  19. Economic Development and Road Traffic Fatalities in Russian Federal States during 2004-2011Huan He, Johns Hopkins University; Nino Paichadze, Johns Hopkins University; Adnan Hyder, Johns Hopkins University

  20. Predicting the Impact of Savings on Educational OutcomesJaehyun Nam, Columbia University

  21. Income Inequality among Legal Immigrants in the U.S.: Impacts of STEM Major and Inter-State RelocationQian He, University of Wisconsin-Madison

  22. Gender, Body Mass, and Economic Outcomes: Chinese Social Change and Weight PenaltyChih-Chien Huang, Arizona State University; Stephanie Ayers, Arizona State University; Jennie J. Kronenfeld, Arizona State University

  23. The Changing Ethno-Racial Gap in Family-Friendly ‘Fringe’ Benefits, 1997-2008Justin R. Young, University of New Hampshire; Kristin Smith, University of New Hampshire

  24. Decoupling Parental Absences from Remittances in Economic Migration: The Case of Educational Attainment in Guatemalan Migrant-Sending HouseholdsNoli Brazil, Yale University

  25. Casualties of Criminal Justice: The Incarceration of American Veterans, 1972-2012Bryan L. Sykes, DePaul University; Amy K. Bailey, University of Illinois at Chicago

  26. Child Development Accounts, Parental Educational Expectations, and Savings for College Education: Evidence from SEED OK Social ExperimentYoungmi Kim, Virginia Commonwealth University; Jin Huang, Saint Louis University; Michael Sherraden, Washington University in St. Louis

  27. A New Model for Projecting the Demographic DividendBernice Kuang, Futures Group; Scott Moreland, Futures Group; Elizabeth Leahy-Madsen, Futures Group; Matthew Hamilton, Futures Group

  28. Migration Patterns and English Language Proficiency among First Generation Migrants to the U.S.Eric Ketcham, Graduate Center, City University of New York (CUNY); Jeremy Porter, City University of New York (CUNY)

  29. Estimated Internal Migration and Its Relationship with Workforce in India: Census, 2011Avijit Mistri, Jawaharlal Nehru University; Bhaswati Das, Jawaharlal Nehru University

  30. Children’s Economic Well-Being in Single-Parent Families: Gender and Lone Parent versus Multigenerational HouseholdsSeth Williams, Bowling Green State University

  31. The Timing of Paternal Migration and Children’s Educational AspirationsSam Hyun Yoo, Arizona State University

  32. The Earnings Gender Gap for Self-Employed Millennials: Evidence from the NLSY 97Megan M. Way, Babson College; Jessica Simon, Babson College

  33. Does Family Matter? Investigating the Relationships between Household Composition and Participation in the Informal EconomyEmily J. Wornell, Pennsylvania State University; Paige Castellanos, Pennsylvania State University; Ann Tickamyer, Pennsylvania State University; Leif Jensen, Pennsylvania State University

  34. Recent Trend and Pattern of Indian Emigration to Gulf Countries: A Diaspora PerspectiveNaresh Kumar, Central University of Gujarat

  35. Incentive or Obstacle? The Use of Parental Leave of Immigrant MothersEleonora Mussino, Stockholm University; Ann-Zofie Duvander, Stockholm University

  36. Labor Force Participation of Latin-American Mothers in Spain: The Role of Multigenerational Living Arrangements in Times of Economic CrisisHelga A. G. de Valk, Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute (NIDI) and Vrije Universiteit Brussel; Xiana Bueno, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

  37. The Effect of Social Mobility on the Odds and Destination of Relocation: Moving within or out of the Brussels-Capital RegionLena Imeraj, Vrije Universiteit Brussel; Didier Willaert, Vrije Universiteit Brussel; Sylvie Gadeyne, Vrije Universiteit Brussel

  38. Patterns and Trends in Grade Retention Rates in the United States, 1995-2010John R. Warren, University of Minnesota; Emily Hoffman, University of Minnesota; Megan Andrew, University of Notre Dame; Stefanie Lightner, University of Minnesota; Jim Saliba, University of Minnesota

  39. Caste and the Escape from Poverty in India, 2005-2012Amit Thorat, National Council of Applied Economic Research

  40. Projections of Educational Attainment of the Labor Force Aged Population in TexasXiuhong You, University of Texas at San Antonio; Lloyd Potter, University of Texas at San Antonio

  41. Age, Period, and Cohort Trends in Americans’ Vocabulary KnowledgeLiying Luo, University of Minnesota

  42. Within-Occupation and Industry Sex, Race, and Educational Differences in Exposures to Workplace HazardsJulia A. Rivera Drew, University of Minnesota

  43. Crossing the Bridge: Race, Meritocracy, and Timing of College CompletionErvin (Maliq) Matthew, University of Cincinnati

  44. Rural Road Development and Ethnic Inequality in VietnamScott R. Sanders, Brigham Young University; Brian C. Thiede, Cornell University

  45. Those Who Pay and Those Who Don’t: The Role of Family Support in Protecting Young Adults from Student Loan DebtKatherine Pearson, Pennsylvania State University

  46. Economic Burden of Non-Communicable Diseases in IndiaDebasis Barik, National Council of Applied Economic Research

  47. Governing DemographicsWilliam B. Reynolds III, Deloitte Consulting LLP; Christine Elliott, Deloitte Consulting LLP

  48. Economic Resources and Marriage: Variation by Educational AttainmentAlicia VanOrman, University of Wisconsin-Madison

  49. The Influence of Fatherhood on Time Spent at Work: Job Characteristics as a Moderating FactorIan Lundberg, Harvard University

  50. Child Labour and Contextual Effects: An Ethnic-Racial Differentiation for Cali, ColombiaAna M. Osorio, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Cali; Bladimir Carabalí, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Cali; Luis Fernando Aguado, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Cali

  51. Gender Differences in the Retention of Literacy and Numeracy in MalawiErica Soler-Hampejsek, Population Council; Christine A. Kelly, Population Council; Barbara S. Mensch, Population Council; Paul C. Hewett, Population Council

  52. Under-Reporting of Means-Tested Program Receipt in the American Community Survey: The Case of CaliforniaCaroline Danielson, Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC); Sarah Bohn, Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC); Shannon McConville, Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC); Matt Levin, Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC)

  53. Growing Economy and Declining Female Employment: An Indian ParadoxEsha Chatterjee, University of Maryland

  54. Family Socioeconomic Status, Parental Unemployment and Children’s Educational AttainmentCaren Arbeit, University of Minnesota

  55. Improving the Measurement of the STEM-Trained Population using Generalized Method of MomentsYu-Chieh Hsu, University of Chicago and NORC; Janna E. Johnson, University of Minnesota; Javaeria A. Qureshi, University of Illinois at Chicago

  56. Change over Time in Educational Differentials in Marriage Formation among CohabitorsJanet Kuo, University of Texas at Austin

  57. Impact of Teenage Childbirth on SchoolingYung-Ting Bonnenfant, Johns Hopkins University; Ghada S. T. Al-Attar, Assiut University; Ann Herbert, Johns Hopkins University

  58. The Effect of Expected Longevity on Retirement and Social Security ClaimingZhendong Zhao, Graduate Center, City University of New York (CUNY)

  59. Employment Measurement: Comparing Survey and Resume ReportsKelvin Balakasi, Independent Consultant; Susan Godlonton, University of Michigan

  60. Socioeconomic Stratification in College STEM PersistenceChelsea Moore, University of Texas at Austin

  61. The Role of Material Hardship in Grade RetentionErik Schmidt, Cornell University

  62. Individual and Contextual Effects on the Educational Attainment of the First, Second, and Third Generations in CanadaRennie Lee, University of California, Los Angeles

  63. Adolescent Employment and Schooling Outcomes in MalawiJinho Kim, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Monica J. Grant, University of Wisconsin-Madison

  64. Preparing for Local or Global Jobs? Local Labor Markets, High School Course-Taking, and College EnrollmentApril Sutton, University of Texas at Austin; Amanda Bosky, University of Texas at Austin

  65. Ethnic Minority Education in VietnamQuang T. Trieu, Pennsylvania State University; Rukmalie Jayakody, Pennsylvania State University; Suet-ling Pong, Pennsylvania State University

  66. Inequality and Crime Revisited: Effects of Local Inequality and Economic Segregation on CrimeSongman Kang, Hanyang University

  67. Disabilities over the Elderly Ecuadorian PopulationEva Maria Mera Intriago, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona and Escuela Superior Politécnica del Litoral, Guayaquil-Ecuador; Amando Blanes, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona; Antonio D. Cámara, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

  68. Economic Recessions and Racial and Ethnic Stratification in Employment Insecurity, 1975-2012Ryan Finnigan, WZB Berlin Social Science Center; David Brady, WZB Berlin Social Science Center

  69. The Effect of Shifting toward a Performance-Based Admission Policy on Educational Inequality: A Regression Discontinuity Analysis of the Educational Reform in TaiwanYu-han Jao, Northwestern University

  70. The Great Recession and Causal Effects of College for Young WorkersMatthew K. Curry, University of California, Los Angeles

  71. Trends in Spouse’s Shared Time in the United States, 1965-2012Katie Genadek, University of Minnesota; Sarah Flood, University of Minnesota; Joan Garcia Roman, University of Minnesota

  72. The Growing Importance of Socioemotional Skills for Academic Achievement in the United StatesOzcan Tunalilar, University of Florida; Robert G. White, University of Florida

  73. Nature of Social Happiness Security for Nepalese Labour Migration in Mumbai: Cost-Benefit, Problems-ProspectKalosona Paul, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS); Shrestha Saha, Jawaharlal Nehru University

  74. Skipping Questions on School Exams: The Role of Socio-Emotional Skills on Educational OutcomesMonica Hernandez, University of Michigan; Jonathan Hershaff, University of Michigan

  75. School to Work Transitions of Mexican YouthHelena Cruz Castanheira, University of Pennsylvania

  76. School Expansion, Educational Inequality, and Social Mobility in Reforming ChinaMaocan Guo, Harvard University

  77. Women, Work, and Age around the WorldGretchen Donehower, University of California, Berkeley

  78. Affirmative Actions and College Students’ Academic Engagement and Performance in ChinaWeidong Wang, Renmin University of China