Poster Session 4:
Inequality, Labor Force, Education, Gender, Race/Ethnicity, Religion, Policy

Friday, March 31
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

  1. The Labor Market for Direct Care Workers: An Analysis of Employment SpellsReagan Baughman, University of New Hampshire; Kristin Smith, University of Maryland

  2. Gender Inequality, Foeticides and Missing Girls in India: Regional Comparative AnalysisPradeep Kumar Bhargava, Population Research Centre, Dharwad, India; G.M. Hiremath, Population Research Centre, Dharwad, India

  3. Social Class and Motherhood Wage PenaltySeulki Choi, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

  4. Contingent Work and Nonstandard Employment: Prevalence and OutcomesAlisha J. Coleman, Pennsylvania State University; Diane K. McLaughlin, Pennsylvania State University

  5. Poverty, Academic Risk, and the Transition to Elementary School: Targeting Processes at Home and at SchoolRobert Crosnoe, University of Texas at Austin; Carey Cooper, University of Texas at Austin; Jennifer A March, University of Texas at Austin

  6. Gender and Happiness in ItalyMariachiara Di Cesare, Università di Roma "La Sapienza"; Alessia Amori, Università di Roma "La Sapienza"

  7. New Methods and Sources of Estimating and Analyzing Student AttainmentSherman Dorn, University of South Florida

  8. Girls Versus Boys: Parents' Attitudes toward Children’s Educational Attainment in IndiaSabrina M Fernandes, University of California, Los Angeles

  9. Maternal Education or Household Wealth: Which is the Best Predictor of Child Malnutrition in Sub-Saharan Africa?Jean-Christophe Fotso, African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC)

  10. Prospects for Change: Adolescent Male Perspectives on Marital Gender Relations in GhanaAshley E Frost, Pennsylvania State University; F. Nii-Amoo Dodoo, Pennsylvania State University

  11. The Impact of Sexual Orientation Anti-Discrimination Policies on the Wages of Lesbians and Gay MenGary J. Gates, University of California, Los Angeles; Christopher Carpenter, University of California, Irvine; Marieka Klawitter, University of Washington

  12. Return on Investment: Educational Choices and Demographic Change in California's FutureShannon Gleeson, University of California, Berkeley; Iris Hui, University of California, Berkeley; Michael Hout, University of California, Berkeley; Jon Stiles, University of California, Berkeley

  13. Domestic Violence and Suicide among Women in Dhaka Division, BangladeshJennet Arcara, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University; AKM Fazlur Rahman, Center for Injury Prevention and Research, Bangladesh (CIPRB); Roger W. Rochat, Rollins School of Public Health

  14. Unmet Needs for Primary Care in a Context of Universal Healthcare System: The Case of QuébecHani A. Guend, Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique (CIED)

  15. The Changing Composition of California's Prison PopulationJoseph M. Hayes, Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC); Amanda G. Bailey, Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC)

  16. State Estimates of Child Care Establishments: 2002Carolyn A. Hronis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Martin T. O'Connell, U.S. Census Bureau

  17. What Jobs Are New Immigrants Taking? Occupations of Employment-Based Legal Permanent Residents Admitted between 2000 and 2004Kelly J Jefferys, U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS); John F Simanski, U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

  18. Age, Gender, Immigration Status, Visible Minority Status and Religion as Predictors of Economic Position in Canada and the USA at 1901 and 2001Charles Jones, University of Toronto; Stella Park, University of Toronto

  19. Food Choices Fuel Female Labor Force: The Effects of Purchased Foods on Female Labor Force Participation in ThailandAphichoke Kotikula, Johns Hopkins University and World Bank Group

  20. Women's Health and the Role of Internal Environment: Evidence from India's National Family Health Survey-II (1998-99)Ashok Kumar, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS)

  21. Economic Returns of Childrearing and Fertility TransitionMun Sim Lai, University of Hawaii at Manoa

  22. A Decomposition of Long-Term Trends in Mathematics and Reading in the National Assessment of Educational Progress [NAEP]Vicki L. Lamb, Duke University; Ashley Taylor, Duke University

  23. School Choice and Integration among Students in Los Angeles CountyValerie Ledwith, University of California, Los Angeles

  24. Exploring Occupational Gender Segregation among Adolescents in Cebu, PhilippinesNanette Lee, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Linda Adair, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Delia Carba, University of San Carlos

  25. The Intersection of Race, Socioeconomic Resources, and Parental Investment on Children’s Well-Being for Public Policy Research: Implication for a New Direction?Rosanna Shuk Yin Lee, University of Washington

  26. Accumulated Suicides in Korea since Economic Crisis in 1997: An Ecological StudySang Lim Lee, Utah State University; Youngtae Cho, Seoul National University; Nao Xiong, Utah State University

  27. The Poverty of Widows: How Do They Become Poor?Youngae Lee, Ohio State University; Jinkook Lee, Ohio State University

  28. Human Capital, Social Capital, Ethnic Capital and Employment OutcomesYu-Chieh Lo, University of Southern California

  29. Intersecting Inequality: The Effects of Race, Class, Gender, and Sexual Orientation on WagesDanielle MacCartney, University of California, Irvine; Makiko Fuwa, University of California, Irvine

  30. Is Racial Classification Consistent? Analyzing Self- and Third Person Declaration among 15-59 Year Old Females in Two Brazilian CitiesPaula Miranda-Ribeiro, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais; Andre J. Caetano, Centro de Desenvolvimento e Planejamento Regional (CEDEPLAR)

  31. Religion at America's Most Selective Colleges: Some Findings from the National Longitudinal Survey of Freshmen (NLSF)Margarita A. Mooney, Princeton University

  32. Is Better Population Health Good for Economic Growth?Ulrich Mueller, University of Marburg; Joerg W. Fromme, Independent Consultant; Roberto Lorbeer, University of Marburg; Afiafi Marie Renee Afanou, University of Marburg

  33. Population and Environment in IndiaDewaram A. Nagdeve, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS)

  34. Estimating Effect of Population on Agricultural Land Use: A Macro Analysis from Major Indian StatesDipti Kishore Nayak, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS)

  35. Predicting Early and Later Reading Achievement of Children from Low-Income Families from Skills Measured at Kindergarten EntranceKevin H. O'Donnell, Westat, Inc.; Nicholas Zill, Westat, Inc.

  36. Men's and Women's Workforce Transitions following Childbearing in FranceAriane Pailhe, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED); Anne Solaz, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED)

  37. The Second Paycheck to Keep up with the Joneses: Relative Income Concerns and Labor Market Decisions of Married WomenYongjin Park, Connecticut College

  38. Family and Gender in Schooling: A New Visit from the 2002 ENNVIHCarla Pederzini, Universidad Iberoamericana

  39. Why is the Los Angeles Unified School District Building Schools if Enrollment is Declining?Rena Perez, Los Angeles Unified School District; Grant Langan, Los Angeles Unified School District; Dave Manuwa, Los Angeles Unified School District; Vincent Maffei, Los Angeles Unified School District

  40. How Many Students Really Graduate from High School? The Effects of Early Failure on Dropping OutNikolas D. Pharris-Ciurej, University of Washington; Charles Hirschman, University of Washington

  41. Immigration, Gender, and Labor Force Participation in Israel: An Evaluation of the "Double Disadvantage" ThesisUzi Rebhun, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

  42. Understanding Exurban Growth in CaliforniaMichael Reilly, Columbia University

  43. Health and Labor Supply of the Elderly in the City of Sao Paulo, BrazilElisenda Rentería, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais; Simone Wajnman, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais

  44. Changes in the School to Work Transition and Its Effect on Educational and Income InequalityArodys Robles, Universidad de Costa Rica

  45. Baseball Career Length in the Twentieth-Century: The Effects of Age, Performance, and EraRichard G. Rogers, University of Colorado at Boulder; Jarron M. Saint Onge, University of Colorado at Boulder; William Witnauer, University of Colorado at Boulder

  46. Social Security and Labor Market in ChileViviana Salinas, University of Texas at Austin

  47. The Consequence of Chronic Energy Deficiency (CED) on Children's Nutritional Status: Recent Evidence from India (Tamilnadu)Ravi Sankar, Annamalai University

  48. Gender, Occupations, and the Social-Structural Sources of Work-Home Conflict in the United StatesScott Schieman, University of Toronto

  49. Educational Expectations and College Attendance among Ethnic MinoritiesLittisha Scott, Arizona State University; Mary H. Benin, Arizona State University

  50. Life Course Trajectories of Inter-Spouse Income InequalityKimberlee A. Shauman, University of California, Davis

  51. The Effect of Armed Conflict on Investment in Schooling: Results from TajikistanOlga N Shemyakina, University of Southern California

  52. Race and First Sexual Intercourse: A Case Study of Two Cohorts of Females in Belo Horizonte, BrazilAndrea B. Simão, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais; Paula Miranda-Ribeiro, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais; Andre J. Caetano, Centro de Desenvolvimento e Planejamento Regional (CEDEPLAR); Cibele C. Cesar, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais

  53. Impact of Urbanization on Tribal Development: A Case Study from IndiaAmit Singh, Jawaharlal Nehru University

  54. Crime in Mexico and Its Persistence over TimeGraciela M. Teruel, University of California, Los Angeles and Universidad Iberoamericana; Luis Rubalcava, University of California, Los Angeles and Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (CIDE)

  55. How Hard is It to Get Another Job? Occupational Employment Risk and Its Consequences for Unemployment Duration and WagesIgnez M Tristao, University of Maryland

  56. When Child Care Fails: Young Mothers’ Experiences with Missed Work and Child Care ProblemsMargaret L. Usdansky, Syracuse University; Douglas A. Wolf, Syracuse University

  57. A Reconfiguration of Census Tabulations: Maintaining Historical Consistency of Aggregate Industrial Categories at the County-LevelKristine Witkowski, University of Michigan; Myron P. Gutmann, University of Michigan

  58. The One-Child Policy and Sex Ratio of Children in Transitional China: A Longitudinal AnalysisJuhua Yang, People's University of China

  59. Gender Differentials in Labor Adaptation among Migrant Groups: A Case Study of Forced Migrants in ColombiaMaria Aysa, Florida International University

  60. Childcare in the Context of One-Child Policy in China: Effects of the Number and Gender of Children in the HouseholdFuhua Zhai, Columbia University; Qin Gao, Fordham University