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PSC research on human capital, labor, and wealth dates back to the 1960s and Otis Dudley Duncan. Today, a large group of PSC researchers study these areas, looking particularly at race, gender, and age disparities.
Bailey, Martha J. 2012. "Reexamining the Impact of Family Planning Programs on US Fertility: Evidence from the War on Poverty and the Early Years of Title X." American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 4(2): 62-97. PMCID: PMC3348617.
Do, D. Phuong, Lu Wang, and Michael R. Elliott. 2012. "Investigating the Relationship between Neighborhood Poverty and Mortality Risk: A Marginal Structural Modeling Approach." PSC Research Report No. 12-763. June 2012.
Wodtke, Geoffrey, Felix Elwert, and David J. Harding. 2012. "Poor Families, Poor Neighborhoods: How Family Poverty Intensifies the Impact of Concentrated Disadvantage on High School Graduation." PSC Research Report No. 12-776. September 2012.
Lam, David, Cally Ardington, and Murray Leibbrandt. 2011. "Schooling as a lottery: Racial differences in school advancement in urban South Africa." Journal of Development Economics, 95(2): 121-136. PMCID: PMC3076682.
Estrada-Martínez, L.M., Mark Padilla, C.H. Caldwell, and A.J. Schulz. 2011. "Examining the Influence of Family Environments on Youth Violence: A Comparison of Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban, non-Latino Black, and non-Latino White Adolescents." Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 40(8): 1039-1051.
Johnson, R., and Robert F. Schoeni. 2011. "The Influence of Early-Life Events on Human Capital, Health Status, and Labor Market Outcomes Over the Life Course." B. E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, 11(3). PMCID: PMC3570066.
Dowd, Jennifer B., Jeremy Albright, Trivellore Raghunathan, Robert F. Schoeni, Felicia B. LeClere, and George A. Kaplan. 2011. "Deeper and Wider: Income and Mortality in the USA over Three Decades." International Journal of Epidemiology, 40(1): 183-188. PMCID: PMC3043282.
Dowd, J.B., N. Ranjit, D.P. Do, E.A. Young, James S. House, and George A. Kaplan. 2011. "Education and Levels of Salivary Cortisol Over the Day in US Adults." Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 41(1): 13-20.
Harding, David J. 2011. "Rethinking the Cultural Context of Schooling Decisions in Disadvantaged Neighborhoods: From Deviant Subculture to Cultural Heterogeneity." Sociology of Education, 84(4): 322-339. PMCID: PMC3413303.
Wodtke, Geoffrey, David J. Harding, and Felix Elwert. 2011. "Neighborhood Effects in Temporal Perspective: The Impact of Long-Term Exposure to Concentrated Disadvantage on High School Graduation." American Sociological Review, 76(5): 713-736. PMCID: PMC3413291.
Harding, David J., Jessica Wyse, Cheyney Dobson, and Jeffrey Morenoff. 2011. "Making Ends Meet after Prison: How Former Prisoners Use Employment, Social Support, Public Benefits, and Crime to Meet their Basic Material Needs." PSC Research Report No. 11-748. December 2011.
Harding, David J., Lisa Gennetian, Christopher Winship, Lisa Sanbonmatsu, and Jeffrey Kling. 2011. "Unpacking Neighborhood Influences on Education Outcomes: Setting the Stage for Future Research." In Whither Opportunity? Rising Inequality, Schools, and Children's Life Chances edited by Duncan, Greg J. and Richard Murnane. New York: Russell Sage.
Brand, Jennie, and Yu Xie. 2010. "Who Benefits Most from College? Evidence for Negative Selection in Heterogeneous Economic Returns to Higher Education." American Sociological Review, 75(2): 273-302. PMCID: PMC2865163.
Teerawichitchainan, Bussarawan, John E. Knodel, Manh Loi Vu, and Tuan Huy Vu. 2010. "The Gender Division of Household Labor in Vietnam: Cohort Trends and Regional Variations." Journal of Comparative Family Studies, 41(1): 57-85.
Danziger, Sheldon H., and David Ratner. 2010. "Labor Market Outcomes and the Transition to Adulthood." The Future of Children, 20(1): 133-158.
Gouskova, E., N. Chiteji, and Frank P. Stafford. 2010. "Estimating the intergenerational persistence of lifetime earnings with life course matching: Evidence from the PSID." Labour Economics, 17(3): 592-597.
Staff, Jeremy, D. Wayne Osgood, John E. Schulenberg, Jerald Bachman, and Emily E. Messersmith. 2010. "Explaining the Relationship Between Employment and Juvenile Delinquency." Criminology, 48(4): 1101-1131. PMCID: PMC3062908.
Bound, John, Michael Lovenheim, and Sarah Turner. 2010. "Why Have College Completion Rates Declined? An Analysis of Changing Student Preparation and Collegiate Resources." American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2: 129-57. PMCID: PMC3140225.
Prakash, Archana. 2009. "Tax Work-Off Program: A Unique Approach to Balance the Social and Financial Needs of Senior Homeowners and Local Governments of Massachusetts." PSC Research Report No. 09-666. January 2009.
Blanchard, E., John Bound, and Sarah E. Turner. 2009. "Opening (and Closing) Doors: Country-Specific Shocks in U.S. Doctoral Education." In Doctoral education and the faculty of the future edited by Ehrenberg, Ronald G., Kuh, Charlotte V.. :224-248. Ithaca: Cornell University Press.
Nicklett, Emily J., and Sarah Burgard. 2009. "Downward Social Mobility and Major Depressive Episodes Among Latino and Asian-American Immigrants to the United States." American Journal of Epidemiology, 170(6): 793-801. PMCID: PMC2768522.
Bound, John, Brad Hershbein, and Bridget Terry Long. 2009. "Playing the Admissions Game: Student Reactions to Increasing College Competition." Journal of Economic Perspectives, 23(4): 119-146. PMCID: PMC3046867.
Hoek, Jasper, Suzanne Duryea, David Lam, and Deborah Levison. 2009. "Dynamics of Child Labor: Labor-Force Entry and Exit in Urban Brazil." In Child labor and education in Latin America: an economic perspective edited by Peter F. Orazem, Guilherme Sedlacek, and Zafiris Tzannatos. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.
Ford, Kathleen, A. Jampaklay, and A. Chamratrithirong. 2009. "The Impact of Circular Migration and Remittances on Relative Household Wealth in Kanchanaburi Province, Thailand." Asian and Pacific Migration Journal, 18(2): 283-301.
Grieger, Lloyd, Sheldon H. Danziger, and Robert F. Schoeni. 2009. "Accurately measuring the trend in poverty in the United States using the Panel Study of Income Dynamics." Journal of Economic and Social Measurement, 34(2-3): 105-117.
Chu, C. Y. Cyrus, Ruey Tsay, and R. Yu . 2008. "Intergenerational transmission of sex-specific differential treatments: The allocation of education resources among siblings." Social Science Research, 37(2): 386-399.
Messersmith, E.E., and John E. Schulenberg. 2008. "When can we expect the unexpected? Predicting educational attainment when it differs from previous expectations." Journal of Social Issues, 64(1): 195-211.
Grieger, Lloyd, Sheldon H. Danziger, and Robert F. Schoeni. 2008. "Estimating and Benchmarking the Trend in the Poverty Rate from the Panel Study of Income Dynamics." PSC Research Report No. 08-633. March 2008.
Messersmith, E.E., J.L. Garrett, P.E. Davis-Kean, O. Malanchuk, and Jacquelynne S. Eccles. 2008. "Career development from adolescence through emerging adulthood - Insights from information technology occupations." Journal of Adolescent Research, 23(2): 206-227.
Peck, S.C., R.W. Roeser, N. Zarrett, and Jacquelynne S. Eccles. 2008. "Exploring the roles of extracurricular activity quantity and quality in the educational resilience of vulnerable adolescents: Variable- and pattern-centered approaches." Journal of Social Issues, 64(1): 135-155. PMCID: PMC2699299.
Yang, S.M., John W. Lynch, John E. Schulenberg, A.V. Roux, and Trivellore Raghunathan. 2008. "Emergence of socioeconomic inequalities in smoking and overweight and obesity in early adulthood: The National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health." American Journal of Public Health, 983(3): 468-477. PMCID: PMC2253566.
Watt, Helen M. G., and Jacquelynne S. Eccles. 2008. Gender and occupational outcomes : longitudinal assessments of individual, social, and cultural influences. Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association.
Dinkelman, Taryn, David Lam, and Murray Leibbrandt. 2008. "Linking Poverty and Income Shocks to Risky Sexual Behavior: Evidence from a Panel Study of Young Adults in Cape Town." South African Journal of Economics, 76(S1): 53-74. PMCID: PMC2546606.
Price, Richard H. , and Sarah Burgard. 2008. "The New Employment Contract and Worker Health in the United States." In Making Americans healthier : social and economic policy as health policy edited by Robert F. Schoeni, James S. House, George A. Kaplan, Harold Pollack. 201-230. New York: Russell Sage Foundation.
Featherman, David, and Robert M. Hauser. 2008. "Prestige or Socioeconomic Scales in the Study of Occupational Achievement." In Social stratification : class, race, and gender in sociological perspective edited by David B. Grusky, Manwai C. Ku and Szonja Szelényi. 202-204. Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press.
Featherman, David, and Robert M. Hauser. 2008. "A Refined Model of Occupational Mobility." In Social stratification : class, race, and gender in sociological perspective edited by David B. Grusky, Manwai C. Ku and Szonja Szelényi. 426-436. Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press.
Kaplan, George A., S.J. Shema, and C.M. Leite. 2008. "Socioeconomic determinants of psychological well-being: The role of income, income change, and income sources during the course of 29 years." Annals of Epidemiology, 18(7): 531-537. PMCID: PMC2771109.
Danziger, Sheldon H., M.M. Davis, S. Orzol, and H.A. Pollack. 2008. "Health insurance and access to care among welfare leavers." Inquiry-the Journal of Health Care Organization Provision and Financing, 45(2): 184-197.
Krause, Neal, J.T. Newsom, and K.S. Rook. 2008. "Financial strain, negative social interaction, and self-rated health: evidence from two United States nationwide longitudinal surveys." Ageing & Society, 28:1001-1023.
Kumar, R., Patrick M. O'Malley, and Lloyd Johnston. 2008. "Association between physical environment of secondary schools and student problem behavior - A national study, 2000-2003." Environment and Behavior, 40(4): 455-486.
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.
Stone, M.R., B.L. Barber, and Jacquelynne S. Eccles. 2008. "We knew them when: Sixth grade characteristics that predict adolescent high school social identities." Journal of Early Adolescence, 28(2): 304-328.
Brien, M., and Robert Willis. 2008. "Costs and Consequences for the Fathers." In Kids having kids : economic costs & social consequences of teen pregnancy edited by Hoffman, Saul D., Maynard, Rebecca A.. :119-160. Washington, D.C.: Urban Institute Press.
Goldberg, J., and Jeffrey A. Smith. 2008. "The Effects of Education on Labor Market Outcomes." In Handbook of Education Finance and Policy edited by Fiske, Edward, Ladd, Helen. New York: Routledge.
Keys, Benjamin, and Sheldon H. Danziger. 2008. "Hurt the Worst: The Risk of Unemployment among Disadvantaged and Advantaged Male Workers, 1968-2003." In Laid off, laid low : political and economic consequences of employment insecurity edited by Newman, Katherine S.. :56-73. New York: Columbia University Press.
Levy, Helen. 2008. "How is Health Insurance Affected by the Economy? Public and Private Coverage Among Low-Skilled Adults in the 1990s." In Working and poor : how economic and policy changes are affecting low-wage workers edited by Blank, Rebecca M., Danziger, Sheldon H., Schoeni, Robert F.. :396-428. New York: Russell Sage Foundation.
Smith, Jeffrey A. 2008. "Heterogeneity and Higher Education." In College success : what it means and how to make it happen edited by McPherson, Michael S., Schapiro, Morton Owen. :131-144. New York: College Board.
Oris, Michel, and George C. Alter. 2008. "Effets de fratrie et mobilité sociale intergénérationnelle dans la Belgique urbaine et rurale au xixe siècle." Annales de Démographie Historique, 15(1): 115-138.
Stephens, Jr., Melvin. 2008. "The consumption response to predictable changes in discretionary income: Evidence from the repayment of vehicle loans." Review of Economics and Statistics, 90(2): 241-252.
Harding, David J. 2008. "Neighborhood Violence and Adolescent Friendships." International Journal of Conflict and Violence, 2(1): 28-55. PMCID: PMC2860150.
Danziger, Sandra K., and Sheldon H. Danziger. 2008. "Child Poverty in Economic and Public Policy Contexts." In Educating the Other America edited by S. B. Neuman. Baltimore: Paul H. Brooks Publishing.
Deming, David, and Susan Dynarski. 2008. "The lengthening of childhood." Journal of Economic Perspectives, 22(3): 71-92.
Johnson, Rucker C., and Robert F. Schoeni. 2007. "The Influence of Early-Life Events on Human Capital, Health Status, and Labor Market Outcomes Over the Life Course." PSC Research Report No. 07-616. January 2007.
Bound, John, Michael Lovenheim, and Sarah E. Turner. 2007. "Understanding the Decrease in College Completion Rates and the Increased Time to the Baccalaureate Degree." PSC Research Report No. 07-626. November 2007.
Levison, Deborah, Jasper Hoek, David Lam, and Suzanne Duryea. 2007. "Intermittent child employment and its implications for estimates of child labour." International Labour Review, 146(3-4): 217-251. PMCID: PMC2546602.
Sampson, Robert J., and Jeffrey Morenoff. 2006. "Durable Inequality: Spatial Dynamics, Social Processes, and the Persistence of Poverty in Chicago Neighborhoods." In Poverty Traps edited by Bowles, Samuel; Durlauf, Steven N.; Hoff, Karla . Princeton University Press.
Brand, Jennie, and Charles N. Halaby. 2006. "Regression and Matching Estimates of the Effects of Elite College Attendance on Career Outcomes." Social Science Research, 35(3): 749-770.
Charles, Kerwin, Sheldon H. Danziger, Geng Li, and Robert F. Schoeni. 2006. "Studying Consumption with the Panel Study of Income Dynamics: Comparisons with the Consumer Expenditure Survey and an Application to the Intergenerational Transmission of Well-being." PSC Research Report No. 06-590. February 2006.
Danziger, Sheldon H., L.J. Turner, and Kristin Seefeldt. 2006. "Failing the Transition from Welfare to Work: Women Chronically Disconnected from Employment and Cash Welfare." Social Science Quarterly, 87(2): 227-249.
Levy, Helen. 2006. "Health insurance and the wage gap." NBER Working Paper No. 11975.
Ardington, Cally, David Lam, Murray Leibbrandt, and Matthew Welch. 2006. "The sensitivity to key data imputations of recent estimates of income poverty and inequality in South Africa." Economic Modelling, 23(5): 822-835. PMCID: PMC2546610.
Nandi, A., Sandro Galea, J. Ahern, A. Bucciarelli, D. Vlahov, and K. Tardiff. 2006. "What explains the association between neighborhood-level income inequality and the risk of fatal overdose in New York City?" Social Science and Medicine, 63(3), 662-674.
Harding, David J. 2006. "Urban Poverty." In Encyclopedia of Sociology edited by George Ritzer. Blackwell Publishing.
Colen, Cynthia, Arline T. Geronimus, John Bound, and Sherman James. 2006. "Maternal Upward Socioeconomic Mobility and Black-White Disparities in Infant Birthweight." American Journal of Public Health, 96(11): 2032-2039. PMCID: PMC1751798.
Wu, Xiaogang. 2006. "Socialist Workers in the Market Transition: Voluntary and Involuntary Job Mobility and Earnings Inequality in Urban China, 1993-2000." PSC Research Report No. 06-613. December 2006.
Chiteji, Ngina, Elena Gouskova, and Frank P. Stafford. 2006. "Financial marketplace participation & pension holdings over the life course." In Wealth accumulation & communities of color in the United States : current issues edited by Gordon Nembhard & Ngina Chiteji. 191-218. Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press.
Bradley, Cathy, David Neumark, and Heather Bednarek. 2005. "Short-term Effects of Breast Cancer on Labor Market Attachment: Results from a Longitudinal Study." Journal of Health Economics, 21(5): 757-775.
Smock, Pamela, and Mary C. Noonan. 2005. "Intersections: Gender, Work, and Family Research in the United States." In Work, Family, Health and Well-being edited by Suzanne M. Bianchi, Lynne M. Casper, and Rosalind Berkowitz King. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.
Bjorklund, Anders, Markus Jantti, and Gary Solon. 2005. "Influences of Nature and Nurture on Earnings Variation: A Report on a Study of Various Sibling Types in Sweden." In Unequal Chances: Family Background and Economic Success edited by Samuel Bowles, Herbert Gintis, and Melissa Osborne Groves . New York: Russell Sage Foundation.
Xie, Yu, and Xiaogang Wu. 2005. "Market Premium, Social Process, and Statistical Naivety: Further Evidence on Differential Returns to Education in Urban China." PSC Research Report No. 05-578. July 2005.
Danziger, Sheldon H., Deborah Reed, and Tony N. Brown. 2005. "Poverty and prosperity : prospects for reducing racial/ethnic economic disparities in the United States." In Racism and Public Policy edited by Y. Bangura. London: Palgrave-MacMillan.
Miller, J.R., T.M. Piper, J. Ahern, M. Tracy, K.J. Tardiff, D. Vlahov, and Sandro Galea. 2005. "Income Inequality and Risk of Suicide in New York City Neighborhoods: a Multilevel Case-Control Study." Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, 35(4): 448-459.
Levinsohn, James A., and Margaret Stokes McMillan. 2005. "Does food aid harm the poor? : household evidence from Ethiopia." NBER Working Paper No. 11048.
Leibbrandt, Murray, James A. Levinsohn, and Justin McCrary. 2005. "Incomes in South Africa since the fall of apartheid." NBER Working Paper No. 11384.