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Leticia Marteleto

Affiliated Programs:

(NICHD)

Assistant Professor, Sociology, University of Texas.

Off-Campus Research Affiliate, Population Studies Center.

Ph.D., University of Michigan

Dr. Marteleto is a social demographer with research interests on education and social opportunity, racial inequality, transitions to adulthood, survey research, Latin America and South Africa.

Recent Publications

Journal Articles

Lam, David, Leticia Marteleto, and Vimal Ranchhod. 2013. "The Influence of Older Classmates on Adolescent Sexual Behavior in Cape Town, South Africa." Studies in Family Planning, 44(2): 147-167. PMCID: PMC3788580. DOI.

Marteleto, Leticia, David Lam, and Vimal Ranchhod. 2008. "Sexual Behavior, Pregnancy, and Schooling Among Young People in Urban South Africa." Studies in Family Planning, 39(4): 351-368. PMCID: PMC2792879. DOI. Abstract. Public Access.

Lam, David, and Leticia Marteleto. 2008. "Stages of the Demographic Transition from a Child's Perspective: Family Size, Cohort Size, and Children's Resources." Population and Development Review, 34(2): 225-252. PMCID: PMC2546613. DOI. Abstract.

Chapters

Marteleto, Leticia, Ana Paula Verona, and Cristina Guimarães. 2007. "Race and Schooling in Belo Horizonte, Brazil." In Desigualdades Sociais, redes de sociabilidade e participação polític edited by Aguiar, N.. Belo Horizonte: Editora UFMG.

PSC Reports

Lam, David, Leticia Marteleto, and Vimal Ranchhod. 2009. "Schooling and Sexual Behavior in South Africa: The Role of Peer Effects." PSC Research Report No. 09-694. December 2009. Abstract. PDF.

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