Paula Fomby's Select Publications

Paula Fomby

Books

Fomby, Paula. 2005. Mexican Migrants And Their Parental Households In Mexico (The New Americans). LFB Scholarly Publishing. Abstract.

Journal Articles

Fomby, Paula, Joshua A. Goode, Kim-Phuong Truong-Vu, and Stefanie Mollborn. Forthcoming. "Adolescent Technology, Sleep, and Physical Activity Time in Two U.S. Cohorts." Youth & Society. DOI. Abstract.

Sastry, Narayan, Katherine A. McGonagle, and Paula Fomby. 2020. "Effects of the COVID-19 Crisis on Survey Fieldwork: Experience and Lessons From Two Major Supplements to the U.S. Panel Study of Income Dynamics." Survey Research Methods, 14(2): 241-245. DOI. Abstract.

Goode, Joshua A., Paula Fomby, Stefanie Mollborn, and Aubrey Limburg. 2020. "Children's Technology Time in Two US Cohorts." Child Indicators Research, 13: 1107-1132. DOI. Abstract.

Cavanagh, Shannon E., and Paula Fomby. 2019. "Family Instability in the Lives of American Children." Annual Review of Sociology, 45: 493-513. DOI. Abstract.

Fomby, Paula, and Nicole Kravitz-Wirtz. 2019. "Family Systems and Parents' Financial Support for Education in Early Adulthood." Demography, 56(5): 1875-1897. DOI. Abstract.

Fomby, Paula, and Narayan Sastry. 2019. "Data Collection on Sensitive Topics with Adolescents Using Interactive Voice Response Technology." methods, data, analyses, 13(1). DOI. Abstract.

Fomby, Paula, and Kelly Musick. 2018. "Mothers' Time, the Parenting Package, and Links to Healthy Child Development." Journal of Marriage and Family, 80(1): 166-181. DOI. Abstract.

Fomby, Paula. 2018. "Motherhood in Complex Families." Journal of Family Issues, 39(1): 245-270. DOI. Abstract.

Dunifon, Rachel, Paula Fomby, and Kelly Musick. 2017. "Siblings and children's time use in the United States." Demographic Research, 37: 1611-1624. DOI. Abstract.

Fomby, Paula, and S. Mollborn. 2017. "Ecological Instability and Children's Classroom Behavior in Kindergarten." Demography, 54(5): 1627-1651. DOI. Abstract.

Fomby, Paula, Narayan Sastry, and Katherine McGonagle. 2017. "Effectiveness of a Time-limited Incentive on Participation by Hard-to-reach Respondents in a Panel Study." Field Methods, 29(3): 238-251. PMCID: PMC5542576. DOI. Abstract.

Fomby, Paula, and C. Osborne. 2017. "Family Instability, Multipartner Fertility, and Behavior in Middle Childhood." Journal of Marriage and Family, 79(1): 75-93. PMCID: PMC5331486. DOI. Abstract.

Fomby, Paula, Joshua A. Goode, and Stefanie Mollborn. 2016. "Family Complexity, Siblings, and Children's Aggressive Behavior at School Entry." Demography, 53(1): 1-26. PMCID: PMC5129627. DOI. Abstract.

Fomby, Paula, Laurie James-Hawkins, and Stefanie Mollborn. 2015. "Family Resources in Two Generations and School Readiness Among Children of Teen Parents." Population Research and Policy Review, 34(5): 733-759. PMCID: PMC4717487. DOI. Abstract.

Mollborn, Stefanie, Elizabeth Lawrence, Laurie James-Hawkins, and Paula Fomby. 2014. "How Resource Dynamics Explain Accumulating Developmental and Health Disparities for Teen Parents' Children." Demography, 51(4): 1199-1224. PMCID: PMC4110184. DOI. Abstract.

Mollborn, S., L. James-Hawkins, E. Lawrence, and Paula Fomby. 2014. "Health Lifestyles in Early Childhood." Journal of Health and Social Behavior, 55(4): 386-402. DOI. Abstract.

Mollborn, S., E. Lawrence, L. James-Hawkins, and Paula Fomby. 2014. "When do socioeconomic resources matter most in early childhood?" Advances in Life Course Research, 20: 56-69. PMCID: PMC4242154. DOI. Abstract.

Fomby, Paula, Patrick Krueger, and Nicole Wagner. 2014. "Age at childbearing over two generations and grandchildren's cognitive achievement." Research in Social Stratification and Mobility, 35: 71-88. PMCID: PMC4354864. DOI. Abstract.

Fomby, Paula, and Stacey J. Bosick. 2013. "Family Instability and the Transition to Adulthood." Journal of Marriage and Family, 75(5): 1266-1287. DOI. Abstract.

Fomby, Paula. 2013. "Family Instability and College Enrollment and Completion." Population Research and Policy Review, 32(4): 469-494. DOI. Abstract.

Fomby, Paula, and Christie A. Sennott. 2013. "Family Structure Instability and Mobility: The Consequences for Adolescents’ Problem Behavior." Social Science Research, 42(1): 186-201. DOI. Abstract.

Cavanagh, Shannon E., and Paula Fomby. 2012. "School Context, Family Instability, and the Academic Careers of Adolescents." Sociology of Education, 85(1): 81-97. DOI. Abstract.

Mollborn, Stefanie, Paula Fomby, and Jeffrey A. Dennis. 2012. "Racial/Ethnic Differences in Extended Household Transitions in Early Childhood." Social Science Research, 41(5): 1152-1165. DOI. Abstract.

Fomby, Paula. 2011. "Family Instability and School Readiness in the United Kingdom." Family Science, 2(3): 171-185. DOI. Abstract.

Mollborn, Stefanie, Paula Fomby, and Jeffrey A. Dennis. 2011. "Who Matters for Children’s Early Development? Race/Ethnicity and Extended Household Structures in the United States." Child Indicators Research, 4(3): 389-411. PMCID: PMC3172319. Abstract.

Chase-Lansdale, P. Lindsay, Andrew J. Cherlin, Katarina Guttmannova, Paula Fomby, David C. Ribar, and Rebekah Levine-Coley. 2011. "Long-Term Implications of Welfare Reform for the Development of Adolescents and Young Adults." Children and Youth Services Review, 33(5): 678-688. PMCID: PMC3182830. DOI. Abstract.

Fomby, Paula, and Angela Estacion. 2011. "Cohabitation and Children’s Externalizing Behavior in Low-Income Latino Families." Journal of Marriage and Family, 73(1): 46-66. PMCID: PMC3173038. DOI. Abstract.

Fomby, Paula, and Cynthia Osborne. 2010. "The influence of union instability and union quality on children's aggressive behavior." Social science research, 39(6): 912-924. DOI. Abstract.

Fomby, Paula, Stefanie Mollborn, and Christie A. Sennott. 2010. "Race/Ethnic Differences in Effects of Family Instability on Adolescents' Risk Behavior." Journal of Marriage and the Family, 72(2): 234-253. DOI. Abstract.

Fomby, Paula, and Andrew J. Cherlin. 2007. "Family Instability and Child Well-Being." American Sociological Review, 72(2): 181-204. DOI. Abstract.

Cherlin, Andrew, and Paula Fomby. 2005. "Welfare, work, and changes in mothers' living arrangements in low-income families." Population Research and Policy Review, 23(5): 543-565. DOI. Abstract.

Fomby, Paula, and Andrew J. Cherlin. 2004. "Public Assistance Use among U.S.-Born Children of Immigrants." International Migration Review, 38(2): 584-610. Abstract.

Chapters

Sastry, Narayan, Paula Fomby, and Katherine A. McGonagle. 2018. "Using the Panel Study of Income Dynamics (PSID) to Conduct Life Course Health Development Analysis." In Handbook of Life Course Health Development edited by Halfon, Neal, Forrest, Christopher B., Lerner, Richard M., Faustman, Elaine M.. Cham, Switzerland: Springer International Publishing. DOI. Abstract.

Fomby, Paula. 2011. "Changes in Family Structure." In Encyclopedia of Family Health edited by Craft-Rosenberg, Martha, Pehler, Shelley-Rae. SAGE Publications, Inc. DOI. Abstract.

PSC Reports

Fomby, Paula, and Kelly Musick. 2015. "Mothers' Time, the Parenting Package, and Links to Healthy Child Development." PSC Research Report No. 15-850. 12 2015. Abstract.

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