Gender, resources across the life course, and cognitive functioning in Egypt

@article{Yount2008GenderRA,
  title={Gender, resources across the life course, and cognitive functioning in Egypt},
  author={Kathryn Mary Yount},
  journal={Demography},
  year={2008},
  volume={45},
  pages={907-926}
}
In this article, I evaluate the life-course determinants of cognitive functioning among 1,003 women and men aged 50 and older in Ismailia, Egypt. Three questions motivate this analysis: (1) Do older women have poorer cognitive functioning than do older men?; (2) Do cognitive resources accrued in childhood and adulthood have net positive associations with later-life cognitive functioning for women and men?; and (3) To what extent do differences in the amounts and effects of women’s and men’s… CONTINUE READING
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