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School readiness and later achievement.
- G. Duncan, Chantelle J. Dowsett, +10 authors Crista Japel
- Medicine, Psychology
- Developmental psychology
- 1 November 2007
Using 6 longitudinal data sets, the authors estimate links between three key elements of school readiness--school-entry academic, attention, and socioemotional skills--and later school reading and… Expand
The effects of poverty on children.
Although hundreds of studies have documented the association between family poverty and children's health, achievement, and behavior, few measure the effects of the timing, depth, and duration of… Expand
Economic deprivation and early childhood development.
We consider 3 questions regarding the effects of economic deprivation on child development. First, how are developmental outcomes in childhood affected by poverty and such poverty correlates as… Expand
Do Neighborhoods Influence Child and Adolescent Development?
- J. Brooks-Gunn, G. Duncan, P. Klebanov, N. Sealand
- American Journal of Sociology
- 1 September 1993
The effects of neighborhood characteristics on the development of children and adolescents are estimated, using two data sets, each of which contains information gathered about individual children… Expand
The incidence and wage effects of overeducation
Abstract Data gathered from a recent national sample of workers on educational requirements and attainments are used to examine the extent and economic effects of overeducation. Nearly 40 percent of… Expand
How much does childhood poverty affect the life chances of children
This study examines the impact of the level of income and the timing of economic deprivation in childhood on completed schooling in the US. Data were obtained from the Panel Study of Income Dynamics… Expand
Evidence on the Validity of Cross-Sectional and Longitudinal Labor Market Data
This article investigates error properties of survey reports of labor market variables. We use the Panel Study of Income Dynamics (PSID) Validation Study, a two-wave panel survey of workers employed… Expand
Improving fluid intelligence with training on working memory: a meta-analysis
- Jacky Au, Ellen Sheehan, N. Tsai, G. Duncan, M. Buschkuehl, S. Jaeggi
- Medicine, Psychology
- Psychonomic bulletin & review
Working memory (WM), the ability to store and manipulate information for short periods of time, is an important predictor of scholastic aptitude and a critical bottleneck underlying higher-order… Expand
Early Predictors of High School Mathematics Achievement
Identifying the types of mathematics content knowledge that are most predictive of students’ long-term learning is essential for improving both theories of mathematical development and mathematics… Expand
Investing in Preschool Programs
- G. Duncan, K. Magnuson
- Medicine, Economics
- The journal of economic perspectives : a journal…
- 15 May 2013
We summarize the available evidence on the extent to which expenditures on early childhood education programs constitute worthy social investments in the human capital of children. We provide an… Expand