Greg J Duncan
Affiliation: Northwestern University
- School readiness and later achievementGreg 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...
- Adverse adolescent relationship histories and young adult health: cumulative effects of loneliness, low parental support, relationship instability, intimate partner violence, and lossEmma K Adam
Cells to Society C2S The Center on Social Disparities and Health, Institute for Policy Research, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 60208, USA
J Adolesc Health 49:278-86. 2011..To examine the associations between adverse interpersonal relationship histories experienced during adolescence and health in young adulthood in a large, nationally representative sample...
- Cleaning up their act: the effects of marriage and cohabitation on licit and illicit drug useGreg 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...
- Optimal indicators of socioeconomic status for health researchMary 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...
- 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...
- Peer effects in drug use and sex among college studentsGreg 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...
- Sleep and the body mass index and overweight status of children and adolescentsEmily K Snell
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...
- Long-term effects of birth weight and breastfeeding duration on inflammation in early adulthoodThomas W McDade
Cells to Society C2S The Center on Social Disparities and Health, Institute for Policy Research, Northwestern University, 2040 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208, USA, Department of Anthropology, Northwestern University, 1810 Hinman Avenue, Evanston, IL 60208, USA, George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University in St Louis, One Brookings Drive, St Louis, MO 63130, USA, School of Education, University of California, Irvine, 3200 Education, Irvine, CA 92697, USA, Department of Pediatrics, Northwestern University, 225 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611, USA, Program on Human Development and Social Policy, Northwestern University, 2120 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
Proc Biol Sci 281:20133116. 2014..Efforts to promote breastfeeding and improve birth outcomes may have clinically relevant effects on reducing chronic inflammation and lowering risk for cardiovascular and metabolic diseases in adulthood...
- 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...
- Adolescents' expectations for the future predict health behaviors in early adulthoodThomas W McDade
Cells to Society C2S The Center on Social Disparities and Health, Institute for Policy Research, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
Soc Sci Med 73:391-8. 2011..Perceived life chances in adolescence may therefore play an important role in establishing individual trajectories of health, and in contributing to social gradients in population health...
- Connecting child care quality to child outcomes: drawing policy lessons from nonexperimental dataGreg 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...
- Modeling the impacts of child care quality on children's preschool cognitive developmentGreg 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...
- Reducing poverty through preschool interventionsGreg 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...
- Child well-being in an era of welfare reform: the sensitivity of transitions in development to policy changePamela 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...
- Impacts on children of a policy to promote employment and reduce poverty for low-income parents: new hope after 5 yearsAletha 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...
- 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 ChildrenLori 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)...