G J Duncan

Summary

Affiliation: Northwestern University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Sibling, peer, neighbor, and schoolmate correlations as indicators of the importance of context for adolescent development
    G J Duncan
    Institute for Policy Research, Northwestern University, 2040 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Demography 38:437-47. 2001
  2. pmc Optimal indicators of socioeconomic status for health research
    Mary C Daly
    Institute for Polict Research, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:1151-7. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Cleaning up their act: the effects of marriage and cohabitation on licit and illicit drug use
    Greg J Duncan
    Northwestern University, Institute for Policy Research, 2040 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Demography 43:691-710. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Peer effects in drug use and sex among college students
    Greg J Duncan
    School of Education and Social Policy and Institute for Policy Research, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 33:375-85. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Economic mobility of young workers in the 1970s and 1980s
    G J Duncan
    Institute for Policy Research, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208 4100, USA
    Demography 33:497-509. 1996
  6. ncbi request reprint Sleep and the body mass index and overweight status of children and adolescents
    Emily K Snell
    Northwestern University
    Child Dev 78:309-23. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint School readiness and later achievement
    Greg J Duncan
    School of Education and Social Policy, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Dev Psychol 43:1428-46. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Fifteen years later: can residential mobility programs provide a long-term escape from neighborhood segregation, crime, and poverty?
    Micere Keels
    Human Development and Social Policy Program, Northwestern University, 2046 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Demography 42:51-73. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Can family socioeconomic resources account for racial and ethnic test score gaps?
    Greg J Duncan
    Northwestern University, USA
    Future Child 15:35-54. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Connecting child care quality to child outcomes: drawing policy lessons from nonexperimental data
    Greg J Duncan
    Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, USA
    Eval Rev 30:611-30. 2006

Research Grants

  1. FAMILY AND CHILD WELL-BEING RESEARCH NETWORK
    Greg Duncan; Fiscal Year: 2003

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. ncbi request reprint Sibling, peer, neighbor, and schoolmate correlations as indicators of the importance of context for adolescent development
    G J Duncan
    Institute for Policy Research, Northwestern University, 2040 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Demography 38:437-47. 2001
    ..The data suggest that family-based factors are several times more powerful than neighborhood and school contexts in affecting adolescents' achievement and behavior...
  2. pmc Optimal indicators of socioeconomic status for health research
    Mary C Daly
    Institute for Polict Research, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:1151-7. 2002
    ..In this study we examined the relationship between indicators of socioeconomic status (SES) and mortality for a representative sample of individuals...
  3. ncbi request reprint Cleaning up their act: the effects of marriage and cohabitation on licit and illicit drug use
    Greg J Duncan
    Northwestern University, Institute for Policy Research, 2040 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Demography 43:691-710. 2006
    ..Binge drinking and marijuana use respond to these events, especially marriage, but smoking does not...
  4. ncbi request reprint Peer effects in drug use and sex among college students
    Greg J Duncan
    School of Education and Social Policy and Institute for Policy Research, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 33:375-85. 2005
    ..Students who did not engage in these behaviors in high school do not appear to be affected by their roommates' high school behavior...
  5. ncbi request reprint Economic mobility of young workers in the 1970s and 1980s
    G J Duncan
    Institute for Policy Research, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208 4100, USA
    Demography 33:497-509. 1996
    ..Recent cohorts from all demographic subgroups appeared to have more difficulty than older cohorts in attaining middle-class earnings...
  6. ncbi request reprint Sleep and the body mass index and overweight status of children and adolescents
    Emily K Snell
    Northwestern University
    Child Dev 78:309-23. 2007
    ..This study underscores the likely importance of sleep on children's physical health and suggests that sleep is important for understanding childhood weight problems...
  7. ncbi request reprint School readiness and later achievement
    Greg J Duncan
    School of Education and Social Policy, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Dev Psychol 43:1428-46. 2007
    ..Patterns of association were similar for boys and girls and for children from high and low socioeconomic backgrounds...
  8. ncbi request reprint Fifteen years later: can residential mobility programs provide a long-term escape from neighborhood segregation, crime, and poverty?
    Micere Keels
    Human Development and Social Policy Program, Northwestern University, 2046 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Demography 42:51-73. 2005
    ..Families who were placed in lower-crime and suburban locations were most likely to reside in low-crime neighborhoods years later...
  9. ncbi request reprint Can family socioeconomic resources account for racial and ethnic test score gaps?
    Greg J Duncan
    Northwestern University, USA
    Future Child 15:35-54. 2005
    ..They suggest that policies that directly target children may be the most efficient way to narrow school readiness gaps...
  10. ncbi request reprint Connecting child care quality to child outcomes: drawing policy lessons from nonexperimental data
    Greg J Duncan
    Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, USA
    Eval Rev 30:611-30. 2006
    ..Finally, it discusses the need to translate "effect sizes" derived from these studies into the kinds of cost and benefit information needed by policy makers...
  11. ncbi request reprint Modeling the impacts of child care quality on children's preschool cognitive development
    Greg J Duncan
    Institute for Policy Research, Northwestern University, USA
    Child Dev 74:1454-75. 2003
    ..04 to .08 for both infant and preschool ages. Center care during preschool years also predicted outcomes across all models...
  12. ncbi request reprint Reducing poverty through preschool interventions
    Greg J Duncan
    Northwestern University, USA
    Future Child 17:143-60. 2007
    ..The authors estimate that their program would reduce the future poverty rates of participants by between 5 percent and 15 percent...
  13. ncbi request reprint Impacts on children of a policy to promote employment and reduce poverty for low-income parents: new hope after 5 years
    Aletha C Huston
    Department of Human EcologyUniversity of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712 0141, USA
    Dev Psychol 41:902-18. 2005
    ..The program produced improvements in family income and use of organized child care and activity settings, suggesting possible pathways by which the New Hope package of policies influenced children's behavior...
  14. ncbi request reprint Child well-being in an era of welfare reform: the sensitivity of transitions in development to policy change
    Pamela Morris
    MDRC, NY 10016, USA
    Dev Psychol 41:919-32. 2005
    ..This research informs the understanding of how changes in employment and income for low-income parents affect development across childhood...
  15. pmc Effects of participation in the WIC program on birthweight: evidence from the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth. Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children
    Lori Kowaleski-Jones
    Department of Family and Consumer Studies, University of Utah, Salt Lake City 84112 0080, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:799-804. 2002
    ..This study sought to estimate the impact on birthweight of maternal participation in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)...

Research Grants1

  1. FAMILY AND CHILD WELL-BEING RESEARCH NETWORK
    Greg Duncan; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The second is a series of studies of environmental processed based on insights from behavioral genetics. ..