Poster Session 2:
Education, Gender, Religion, Language and Culture

Thursday, March 31
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

  1. Adjusting Household Structure: School Enrollment Impacts of Child Fostering in Burkina FasoRichard Akresh, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

  2. Family Environment, Program Quality, and Children’s Social-Emotional Development in Head Start and KindergartenSoumya Alva, Westat, Inc.; Yair Ziv; Nicholas Zill, Westat, Inc.

  3. The Gender Gap Reversal in the Brazilian Education in the 20th CenturyJose Eustáquio Diniz Alves, Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística (IBGE); Kaizo Beltrao, Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística (IBGE)

  4. Intra-Urban Mobility Patterns of Mexican Immigrants in Emerging Gateway CitiesPamela Rogers, University of Texas at Austin

  5. Education in Egypt: The Impact of Family Size and CompositionRania Tfaily, University of Pennsylvania

  6. Assessing Census Bureau Estimates of High School GraduationKurt J. Bauman, U.S. Census Bureau; Alexander L. Janus, U.S. Census Bureau

  7. Labor Income and French-English Bilingualism in the Two Major Ethnolinguistic Groups in the Montreal Metropolitan Census Area : 1970-1995Nicolas Béland, Office Québécois de la Langue Française, Gouvernement du Québec

  8. Proximate Determinants of Literacy and Numeracy Skills in GhanaNiels-Hugo Blunch, World Bank Group

  9. The Persistence of Peers: Reproductive and Sexual Health Information Channels in Uzbekistan and KazakhstanCynthia Buckley, University of Texas at Austin; Kristen Adkins, University of Texas at Austin; Jennifer Barrett, University of Texas at Austin

  10. Reciprocal Effects of Sex and Religion in ItalyMarcantonio Caltabiano, University of Padua; Gianpiero Dalla Zuanna, University of Padua; Alessandro Rosina, Università Cattolica, Milan

  11. Assessing the Accuracy of Data Collected on the Foreign Born: Findings from an Evaluation of the American Community SurveySteven A. Camarota, Center for Immigration Studies

  12. The Effect of Full Time Kindergarten on the Cognitive Development of Children: A Longitudinal StudyBruno Casella, Università Bocconi; Valeria Edefonti, Università Bocconi

  13. How Does Ability to Speak English Affect Earnings?Jennifer Cheeseman Day, U.S. Census Bureau; Hyon B. Shin, U.S. Census Bureau

  14. A Longitudinal Analysis of Contextual Exposure to Peers with College Educated Parents and Students' College EnrollmentKate H. Choi, University of Texas at Austin; Kelly Raley, University of Texas at Austin; Chandra Muller, University of Texas at Austin; Catherine Riegle-Crumb, University of Texas at Austin

  15. Ethnicity, Political Violence and Internal Migration in Guatamala, 1975-1994: A Multilevel Backward Recurrence Time ModelDavid P. Lindstrom, Brown University; Manuel Ángel Castillo, El Colegio de México; Afra R. Chowdhury, Brown University

  16. Birth Status, Family Structure, and School Readiness among Mexican Immigrant ChildrenRobert Crosnoe, University of Texas at Austin; Elizabeth M. Wildsmith, University of Texas at Austin

  17. Low Income and School Performance in Middle Childhood: Persistence, Timing, and MediatorsSally C. Curtin, University of Maryland; Sandra Hofferth, University of Maryland

  18. Jobs for Tamils and Sinhalese in Sri Lanka: What’s Education Got to Do with It?Maitreyi B. Das, World Bank Group; Rasmus Heltberg, World Bank Group

  19. The Relationship between Gender Socialization and Adolescent Educational ExpectationsShannon N. Davis, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Lisa D. Pearce, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

  20. The Impact of Residential and School Mobility on Neighborhood Characteristics, School Quality, and Educational OutcomesStefanie DeLuca, Johns Hopkins University; Angela Estacion, Johns Hopkins University

  21. Trends in Religious Affiliation among the Kassena-Nankana of Northern Ghana: Are Switching Patterns Identical by Gender?Henry V. Doctor, University of the Western Cape; Evelyn Sakeah, Navrongo Health Research Centre; James F. Phillips, Population Council

  22. Racial/Ethnic Differences in College Graduation among Academically Promising StudentsAnne K. Driscoll, University of California, Davis

  23. Region of Residence and Jewish Identification, US 2000-01Isaac W. Eberstein, Florida State University; Kyle Reese-Cassal, Washington State Forecast Analyst

  24. Student Use of Services on Both Sides of the U.S.-Mexico BorderLeticia E. Fernandez, University of Texas El Paso; Cheryl Howard, UTEP; Jon Amastae, UTEP

  25. Parental Living Arrangements, Parental Mortality, and Childhood VulnerabilityKathy Ford, University of Michigan; Victoria Hosegood, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

  26. Texas Students’ College Knowledge: Do High School Counselors Matter?Michelle Bellessa Frost, Princeton University

  27. The Educational Progress of California’s Immigrant ChildrenDeborah L. Garvey, Santa Clara University

  28. The Combination of School and Work among Adolescent Children as a Household Strategy of Lone Mothers in MexicoSilvia Elena Giorguli Saucedo, El Colegio de México; Carlos J. Echarri Canovas, El Colegio de México

  29. Adolescent Schooling and Pregnancy in South Africa: Exploring the Causal LinkagesKelly Hallman, Population Council

  30. Grade Repetition and Incomplete Schooling among Adolescents in Rural KenyaTracyann L. Henry, Union College

  31. Exploring Language Use: A Comparison of the Decennial Census and the American Community SurveyKelly A. Holder, U.S. Census Bureau

  32. The Role of Religiosity in Adolescent and Young Adult Sexual BehaviorLaurencia S. Hutton, Morgan State University; Mian B. Hossain, Morgan State University

  33. Maternal Influence on Daughters' Family Gender Role AttitudesJessica Jakubowski, University of Wisconsin at Madison

  34. Education, Economic Participation, and Women's Status in IndiaTanya Kenkre, Pennsylvania State University

  35. The Effects of School Racial and Ethnic Composition on Academic Achievement in AdolescenceHedwig Lee, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

  36. Gendered Investments: Parental Educational Investments in Japanese FamiliesKristen Schultz Lee, Pennsylvania State University

  37. The Effect of Malaria on Female Educational Attainment: Evidence from Sri LankaAdrienne M. Lucas, Brown University; David N. Weil, Brown University

  38. Differences among Hispanics by Choice of Survey LanguageGladys M. Martinez, National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), CDC; Barbara V. Marin, Center for Aids Prevention Studies, UCSF

  39. Examining the Role of Acculturation and Nativity Status on the Health Behaviors of Older Mexican AmericansMeredith Masel, University of Texas Medical Branch; Laura L. Rudkin-Miniot, University of Texas Medical Branch; M. Kristin Peek

  40. Event-History Analysis of Enlistment in the U.S. Armed Services, 1968 - 1974Ryan K. Masters, University of Texas at Austin; Oliver P. Fischer, University of Texas at Austin

  41. English Language, Skills, and Health BenefitsNan L. Maxwell, California State University, Hayward; Lynn Paringer, California State University, Hayward

  42. The Age, Period, and Cohort Effects on the Decisions of the Work and School AcitivtiesElzira L. Oliveira, Universidade Candido Mendes; Ana Oliveira, Pontifícia Universidade Católica de Minas Gerais

  43. Exploring the Divide in the Digital Divide: The Effect of Race/Ethnicity on Computer Ownership in United States, 1984 – 2003Salvador Rivas, University of Wisconsin at Madison

  44. Majors and Marriage: Does Field of Study Influence the Timing of First Marriage?Camille Ryan, U.S. Census Bureau; Jessica W. Davis, U. S. Census Bureau

  45. Naturalization Rates of Immigrant Cohorts in the United States: 1973 - 2003Nancy Rytina, U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS); Elizabeth M. Grieco, Office of Immigration Statistics

  46. Measurement of Race and Ethnic Origin: Results from the Census Quality SurveyAmy S. Smith, U.S. Census Bureau

  47. Recency of Immigration and Immigrant Alcohol and Tobacco UseSam S Kim, Arizona State University

  48. A Half Century of Learning: State Trends in Educational Attainment, 1940 to 2000Nicole Stoops, U.S. Census Bureau; Jennifer Cheeseman Day, U.S. Census Bureau; Claire Shook-Finucane; Jessica W. Davis, U. S. Census Bureau

  49. The Effects of Education and Communist Party Membership on Income in a Transitioning Economy: The Case of VietnamLynne T. Taguchi, University of Washington

  50. Religion and HIV/AIDS Behavior of Men in Sub-Saharan AfricaBaffour K. Takyi, University of Akron; Stephen Obeng Gyimah, Queen's University; Gabriel Fosu, ORC Macro

  51. Do They Have to Live Here, Too?: Co-Resident Sibling Composition and the Academic Outcomes of YouthKathryn Harker Tillman, Florida State University

  52. Risky Adolescent Behaviors: A Structural Equation and OLS Examination of How Family Characteristics Directly and Indirectly Affect Adolescent OutcomesEileen Trzcinski, Wayne State University

  53. Rural India’s Challenges in Achieving "Education for All": a Micro AnalysisJayachandran Vasudevan, United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF); S. Rajaram, J.S.S. Institute of Economic Research; Thankam Sunil, University of Texas at San Antonio

  54. Challenges of Projecting Student Enrollment in a High Growth, Choice-Oriented School DistrictArthur Wittman, Demographer, Palm Beach County School District