Saturday, May 2 / 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM   •   Indigo Ballrooms A-H

Poster Session 8:
Economy, Labor Force, Education, and Inequality/Gender, Race and Ethnicity

  1. Social Class in Mid-Eighteenth Century Calabria, Italy: A Case Study Using Data from Catasto Onciario of 1742Katherine M. Condon, Independent Researcher

  2. Parental Leave Usage among Disadvantaged FathersBrianne E. Pragg, Pennsylvania State University ; Chris Knoester, Ohio State University

  3. Public Assistance in America: Explaining Intergenerational Transitions and PersistenceKrista Perreira, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ; Yuna Kim, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

  4. Gender, Race and Religiosity Inequalities in an Entrepreneurship ContextAneta Ptak-Chmielewska, Warsaw School of Economics

  5. A Tale of Two Cities: Settlement Disparities in School Achievement in Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso)Idrissa Ouili, Université de Montréal ; Ismael Mourifié, University of Toronto

  6. “Nobody Teases Good Girls” a Study on Perceptions of Sexual Violence and Harassment among Young Men in the Slums of MumbaiSusannah C. Zietz, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

  7. Intra-Household Gender Disparity in School Choice: Evidence from Private Schooling in IndiaSoham Sahoo, Indian Statistical Institute

  8. Gender and Changing Transition to First Employment among Youth in Urban Africa: Evidence from OuagadougouAnne-Emmanuèle Calvès, Université de Montréal ; Jean-François Kobiané, Université de Ouagadougou

  9. All or Nothing? Economic Returns to College Credits and DegreesJessa Valentine, University of Wisconsin-Madison ; Eric Grodsky, University of Wisconsin-Madison

  10. Merit and Blame in Unequal Societies: Explaining Latin Americans' Beliefs about Poverty and WealthMauricio Bucca, Cornell University

  11. Culture and Asian-White Achievement DifferenceAiran Liu, University of Michigan ; Yu Xie, University of Michigan

  12. Catholic Heritage as a Dimension of Ethno-Racial Status in the Dominican RepublicCristian L. Paredes, University of Texas at Austin

  13. Credit Constraints and Enrollment Choices in Higher EducationAmanda P. Gaulke, University of Wisconsin-Madison

  14. Supplemental Poverty Measure: Measuring the Impact of Programs and Policies at the State Level Using the American Community SurveyTrudi Renwick, U.S. Census Bureau

  15. The Geography of Women's Empowerment and Gender Inequality in Burkina FasoJacqueline L. Banks, University of California, Santa Barbara ; Stuart H. Sweeney, University of California, Santa Barbara

  16. Your, My or Our Kids: Is There More Gender Inequality in Time Use in Stepfamilies than in Dual Parent Families?Núria García Saladrigas, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona ; Marc Ajenjo Cosp, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

  17. Has Welfare Reform Increased Women’s Civic Participation?Nancy E. Reichman, Rutgers University ; Hope Corman, Rider University and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) ; Dhaval Dave, Bentley University

  18. Poverty and Ethnicity in Asian CountriesCarlos Gradin, Universidade de Vigo

  19. Housework Policies and Their Implications for Women's EmploymentLiat Raz-Yurovich, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

  20. Human Capital, Labor Force Participation, and Social Inequality Causes and Implications Related to the Change of Labor Income Age Profile in ChinaYong Cai, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ; Xiwei Wu, Renmin University of China ; Ke Shen, Fudan University ; Ding Li, Renmin University of China ; Feng Wang, University of California, Irvine

  21. The Impact of Argentina’s Universal Child Allowance Cash Transfer Program on Children’s Educational OutcomesGastón Pierri, Universidad de Alcalá

  22. Mortality Estimates and Construction of Life Tables for Small Areas in Brazil, 2010Flávio Henrique M. de A. Freire, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte ; Bernardo L. Queiroz, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (UFMG) ; Marcos Gonzaga, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte ; Felipe Souza, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte

  23. Culture and Gender Discrimination: An Exploratory Study of “Nakusa” (Unwanted) Girls of Maharashtra, IndiaShijith Vathukkal Parambath, Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad ; T. V. Sekher, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS)

  24. Women Educational Advancement in Sub-Saharan Africa: Situation Analysis of Consequence of Double Harmful Demographic PracticesAyo S. Adebowale, University of Ibadan ; Martin E. Palamuleni, North-West University, South Africa ; Kehinde O. Okanlawon, Obafemi Awolowo University

  25. The Impact of Children on Earnings of Japanese Fathers: Estimate Using Exogenous Variation in Family SizeMiho Iwasawa, National Institute of Population and Social Security Research, Japan ; Akira Motegi, Institution of Social Science, The University of Tokyo

  26. Continuing Caste Inequalities in Rural Uttar PradeshNagendra Kumar Maurya, Giri Institute of Development Studies ; Manoj Sharma, Giri Institute of Development Studies

  27. Expansion of Formal Financial Services and Inter-Household Transfers: Side Effects of the Entrance of Azteca Bank in MexicoJose A. Martinez, Duke University

  28. The Effect of Changes in Maternity Leave Legislation on Women's Employment and Earnings in the U.K.Anita Gundanna, Columbia University ; Ipshita Pal, Columbia University

  29. Best Practices for Collecting and Using Information about Race and Hispanic Origin in Survey ResearchJenifer Bratter, Rice University ; Ryon Cobb, University of Southern California ; Mary E. Campbell, Texas A&M University ; Carolyn A. Liebler, University of Minnesota ; Sonya Rastogi, U.S. Census Bureau ; Wendy Roth, University of British Columbia

  30. Limited English Proficiency and Food Stamp Receipt in the United StatesStephanie Ewert, U.S. Census Bureau

  31. Inequality in Education Opportunity: A Quantile Regression ApproachMercy Palamuleni, Gustavus Adolphus College

  32. Multiple Agendas? How Women's Reasons for Employment Exits Affect Their Return to WorkAnne Kaduk, University of Minnesota

  33. Timing Is Not Everything: How Age of Children Affects Women’s Earnings in 20 Occupation GroupsLiana C. Landivar, U.S. Census Bureau

  34. Occupational Sex Segregation and Wages in the United States: Devaluation, Human Capital, or Knowledge Requirement?Yuk Leong Hung, Chinese University of Hong Kong

  35. Women's Labor Potential in an Aging Taiwan: Population and Labor Force Projections by Education up to 2050Yen-Hsin Alice Cheng, Academia Sinica ; Elke Loichinger, Wittgenstein Centre (IIASA, VID/ÖAW, WU)

  36. Reforms and Employment in the Egyptian Labor Market: Evolution by Age from 1988 to 2006Irene N. Selwaness, Cairo University

  37. Taiwanese Youth's Intention to Work in ChinaJui-Chung Allen Li, NYU Abu Dhabi ; Chih-Jou Jay Chen, Academia Sinica

  38. The Contribution of Social Cash Transfers on the Livelihood of Vulnerable Households in UgandaVivienne Najjemba, SAGE Project, Uganda

  39. The Distributional Effects of School Open-Enrollment on Housing PricesChristelle Khalaf, North Carolina State University

  40. Provision of Delivery Care Service and Its Correlates in BangladeshM. Sheikh Giashuddin, Jagannath University ; Mohamed Kabir, Jahangirnagar University

  41. Subjective Socioeconomic Status and Health in Cross-National ComparisonPatrick Präg, University of Oxford ; Rafael Wittek, University of Groningen

  42. Investigating the Refugee Health Disadvantage among U.S. ImmigrantsHolly E. Reed, CUNY Institute for Demographic Research (CIDR) ; Guillermo Yrizar Barbosa, CUNY Institute for Demographic Research (CIDR)

  43. Measuring the Response of the Private Safety Net to Job LossKathryn A. Edwards, University of Wisconsin-Madison

  44. Ethnic Inequality in Sub-Saharan Africa and International TradeMaxim Ananyev, University of California, Los Angeles ; Mikhail Poyker, University of California, Los Angeles

  45. Occupational Choice and Returns to Skills in the United States: Evidence from the NLSY79 and O*NETJuan Chaparro, University of Minnesota

  46. Informal Work and Life Satisfaction in Colombia 1997-2011David A. Hurtado, Harvard University

  47. The Geography of Educational Opportunity: School Proximity and College Attendance in Contemporary ChinaJin Jiang, Hong Kong Institute of Education ; Tony Tam, Chinese University of Hong Kong

  48. Heterogeneity in Non-Discrimination Laws and the Effects of LGBT Employment Protections for Cohabitating Gay MenIan Burn, University of California, Irvine

  49. Parental Unemployment: How Much and When Does It Matter for Children’s Educational Attainment?Irma Mooi-Reci, University of Melbourne ; Bart Bakker, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

  50. Changing Work Patterns of Rural Indian Women in the Context of Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee ActNancy Sebastian, Jawaharlal Nehru University

  51. Behind a Stable Poverty Rate: Changes in the Duration of Poverty Episodes in the United States since the Mid-1980sIryna Kyzyma, University of Bremen

  52. India’s Public Distribution System: A Panel Data Analysis of Targeting, Access and PerformancePrabir Kumar Ghosh, National Council of Applied Economic Research

  53. Gendered Authorship and Demographic Research: An Analysis of 50 Volumes of "Demography"Sandra Krapf, University of Cologne ; Michaela Kreyenfeld, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research ; Katharina Wolf, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research

  54. Back to Basics: Examining the Essence of Merton’s Status Exchange Theory Using Husband-Wife Education DifferencesDanny Malone Jr, Texas A&M University

  55. Earnings Inequality and the Changing Association between Spouses’ Earnings in Urban China (1988-2002)Shem Y. Shen, Chinese University of Hong Kong

  56. Class Inequality and the Adult Attainment Project among Middle-Aged Men in the United States, 1980-2010Jeremy Pais, University of Connecticut

  57. The Sins of the Fathers in Troubled Times: The Long-Term Effect of Parental Unemployment during Recession on Children’s Socioeconomic AchievementAleksi Karhula, University of Turku ; Hannu Lehti, University of Turku ; Jani Erola, University of Turku

  58. Flexner’s Exodus: The Effect of Progressive Era Policy on Women’s Participation in Medical FieldsMargaret L. Charleroy, University of Minnesota ; Katie Genadek, University of Minnesota

  59. Micro-Level Experiences of Macro-Level Change: A Cohort Perspective on Urban China’s De-Emphasis of State Sector EmploymentWen Fan, University of Minnesota ; Fangsheng Zhu, Harvard University

  60. Impact of Agricultural Development on Size, Composition and Growth of Agricultural Labor in IndiaYogesh Murariya, Jawaharlal Nehru University

  61. Teacher Pay and Student Performance: Evidence from the Gambian Hardship AllowanceTodd Pugatch, Oregon State University ; Elizabeth Schroeder, Oregon State University

  62. Does Girls’ Self-Efficacy Enhance Their Educational Attainment? Findings from a Conditional Cash Transfer Program Evaluation in North IndiaPriya Nanda, International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) ; Priya Das, International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) ; Lakshmi Gopalakrishnan, International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) ; Nitin Datta, International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) ; Pranita Achyut, International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) ; Anurag Mishra, International Center for Research on Women (ICRW)

  63. From Mother to Daughter: Do Equal Inheritance Property Laws Reform Improve Female Labour Supply and Educational Attainments in IndiaRahul Sapkal, Universität Hamburg

  64. Spatial Mismatch beyond Black and WhiteJaneria A. Easley, Princeton University

  65. The Return Should Be "None": Farm Occupations in the Census 1850-1940Matt Nelson, University of Minnesota

  66. High School Dropouts and Their ClassmatesZitsi Mirakhur, Princeton University

  67. Learned Distrust? An Age-Period-Cohort Analysis of Trends in Declining Confidence in Science during the Expansion of Higher Education in the General Social SurveyRobert W. Ressler, University of Texas at Austin ; Sarah Blanchard, University of Texas at Austin

  68. Economic Inequality, Social Safety Nets, and Distributional Outcomes: Understanding the Stratified Nature of Redistribution Mechanisms in the U.S., 1990-2012Sarah K. Bruch, University of Iowa ; Marcia K. Meyers, University of Washington ; Janet C. Gornick, City University of New York (CUNY)

  69. Examining Racial and Ethnic Differences in the Relationship between Early Life Conditions and Health in Later Life among MenTaylor Hargrove, Vanderbilt University

  70. The Impact of Minority Social Image vs. Minority Status -an Alternative Explanation to Discrimination against Ethnic Minorities in China’s Labor MarketXiaoyun Shen, University of Minnesota ; Yufeng Lai, University of Minnesota

  71. Doctoral Recipients and Adjunct Labor in Higher EducationChad Evans, University of Pennsylvania ; Sarah Spell, University of Pennsylvania ; Frank Furstenberg, University of Pennsylvania

  72. China’s Rural-Urban Migration and Children’s Opportunities and Outcomes in Compulsory EducationLingxin Hao, Johns Hopkins University ; Xiao Yu, Johns Hopkins University

  73. Durability and Variability in Racial Inequalities: Mapping the Dynamics of Racial Relations in the U.S. States 1990-2012Sarah K. Bruch, University of Iowa ; Joe Soss, University of Minnesota

  74. Skin Color Differences in Stratification Outcomes: Colorism over Time and across RaceEowna Young Harrison, University of Maryland

  75. Ethnic Inequality in Employment? Family Background and Human Capital Effects on Labor Market Outcomes of Moroccan and Turkish Second-Generation Migrants in the NetherlandsPablo Gracia, University of Amsterdam ; Herman van de Werfhorst, University of Amsterdam ; Lucia M. Vazquez, Population Council Mexico

  76. Who "Opts out," Who "Opts Back in," and When? Women's Labor Force Attachment before and after the First BirthJaehee Choi, University of Texas at Austin

  77. The Evolution of Omission of Deaths Due to Accidents and Violence in Brazil: A Spatial Analysis of the Association between External Causes of Death and Ill-Defined Death CausesEverton E. C. Lima, Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP) ; Luciana C. Alves, Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP)

  78. The Effect of the Great Recession on Women's Marital Bargaining PowerMia Bird, University of California, Berkeley

  79. Multi-Racial Extended Families in the U.S.Marylee C. Taylor, Pennsylvania State University

  80. Individual Experiences, Demographics and Organizational Contexts: Sexual Harassment in the MilitaryRichard Harris, University of Texas at San Antonio

  81. Women’s Post-Marital Employment in China’s Economic Transition: Motherhood, Labor Force Participation and Informal EmploymentBin Lian, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

  82. Demographic and Socioeconomic Inequality in a Highly Educated and Increasingly Immigrant Workforce: The Case of Biomedical ResearchMisty L. Heggeness, National Institutes of Health (NIH) ; Frances Carter-Johnson, National Institutes of Health (NIH)

  83. Wife-Beating in Malawi: Examining the Role of Global and Local Institutions in Cultural ChangeJeffrey Swindle, University of Michigan

  84. Explaining Women's Autonomy in Egypt: The Role of Household Location and ContextGoleen Samari, University of California, Los Angeles

  85. Minimum Wages and Public Assistance: Do Higher Minimum Wages Reduce Government Spending?Thanh Tam Nguyen, San Diego State University

  86. Japanese Financial Market Size Projections Based on the Demographic SegmentationKohei Wada, Chuo University ; Kenta Iizuka, Chuo University

  87. Job Opportunities and Industrial Transformation in Taiwan, 1978-2012Yi-Chun Chang, National Taiwan University