Poster Session 6:
Applied Demography, Methods, Migration, Labor and Education, Gender, and Race and Ethnicity

Friday, April 2
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

  1. Health Based Population Forecasting: Analysis of the Effects of Smoking, Obesity, and Alcohol ConsumptionIgor Akushevich, Duke University; Julia Kravchenko, Duke University

  2. Spatial Patterns of Boston's Ethnic Populations, 2000James P. Allen, California State University, Northridge; Eugene Turner, California State University, Northridge

  3. The 2000 Census Data on Disability: Policy Implications for Rhode IslandRoger Avery, Brown University; Dennis Hogan, Brown University

  4. Managing the Balancing Act: Administrative Records and the U.S. Census BureauLisa M. Blumerman, U.S. Census Bureau; Ronald C. Prevost, U.S. Census Bureau; Carrie R. Simon, U.S. Census Bureau

  5. Population and Employment Forecast for 2030 by Quarter Section in Chicago: MethodologyMarie V. Bousfield, City of Chicago, Department of Planning and Development

  6. Residential Segregation among Nicaraguan Immigrants in Costa Rica in 2000Gilbert Brenes, University of Wisconsin at Madison

  7. Barriers to Marital Assimilation: Hispanic Intermarriage in U.S. CitiesJ. Brian Brown, Ohio State University

  8. Decomposition of Compositional Effects: Explicating Covariance in Demography AnalysisVladimir Canudas Romo, Pennsylvania State University; James W. Vaupel, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research

  9. Multiple-Race Identification and the Wages of Black WorkersPhilip N. Cohen, University of California, Irvine

  10. Migration, Population Mixing, and Mortality: A Spatial AnalysisRonald E. Cossman, Mississippi State University; Jeralynn S. Cossman, Mississippi State University; Wesley James, Mississippi State University; Carol Campbell, Mississippi State University

  11. The Association between Family Income and Educational Attainment in Middle ChildhoodSally C. Curtin, University of Maryland; Sandra Hofferth, University of Maryland

  12. Earnings Inequality and the Gender Wage Gap in U.S. Metropolitan AreasZsuzsa Daczo, University of Maryland

  13. Status of Women of MigrantsKalyanashish Das, CARE

  14. Guess Who's Coming to Dinner: Canada and the United States Set the Table for International Migration DataCynthia J. Davis, U.S. Census Bureau; Marie-France Germain, Statistics Canada; Éric Caron-Malenfant, Statistics Canada

  15. Not in My Back Yard -- but Where? Neighborhood Locations of Group Quarters InstitutionsNancy A. Denton, University at Albany, State University of New York

  16. The Search for Water in Urban Sahelian Area. Analysis of Original Transitions: Access and Loss of Running Water in OuagadougouStephanie Dos Santos Beauchamp, Université de Montréal

  17. Educational Outcomes of Academically Promising Latino StudentsAnne K. Driscoll, University of California, Davis

  18. How Linguistic Skills Mediate the Effects of Demographic Characteristics on Reading and Math Achievement in the Elementary GradesRachel E. Durham, Pennsylvania State University; George Farkas, Pennsylvania State University; Carol Scheffner Hammer, Pennsylvania State University

  19. Reconsidering the Spatial Assimilation Model for Mexican Americans: What Is the Effect of Regional Patterns of Cohort Succession?Karl Eschbach, University of Texas Medical Branch; Kushang V. Patel, University of Texas Medical Branch

  20. Mixed Logistic Regressions with Covariate Density Defined Components: Applications to Birth OutcomesTimothy B. Gage, University at Albany, State University of New York; Michael Bauer, University at Albany, State University of New York; Fu Fang, University at Albany, State University of New York; Howard Stratton, University at Albany, State University of New York

  21. Was It Worth the Effort? Did Changing Election Methods Make a Difference? Demography, Race, and Ethnicity in the Political ArenaJeanne Gobalet, Lapkoff & Gobalet Demographic Research, Inc.

  22. Indigenous Populations and Land Use in the Northern Ecuadorian AmazonClark L. Gray, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Jason Bremner, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Flora Lu Holt, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

  23. The Role of Gender in Asian American-White Wage DifferencesEmily Greenman, University of Michigan

  24. New Strategies in Estimating International MigrationBetsy Guzman, U.S. Census Bureau; Kevin Deardorff, U.S. Census Bureau; Alexa Kennedy-Puthoff, U.S. Census Bureau

  25. The Development of Culture within Latin American International AdopteesKellie J. Hagewen, Duke University; Rachel Hagewen, North Carolina State University

  26. Causes of Low Educational Attainment and an Early Transition to Adulthood in Guatemala: Ethnicity, Gender, or Poverty?Kelly Hallman, Population Council

  27. Family Cohesion and Ethnic Communities: Chinese, Italian, and Mexican Households, 1990 and 2000Ann H. Kim, Brown University; Calvin Goldscheider, Brown University

  28. Refugee Resettlement and City Revitalization: Prospects for Change in Utica, New YorkEllen Kraly, Colgate University

  29. Contraceptive Switching Behavior: An Application of Multistate Life TablesTzy-Mey (May) Kuo, Research Triangle Institute; Helen P. Koo, Research Triangle Institute

  30. Where Have All the Children Gone?Shelley Lapkoff, Lapkoff & Gobalet Demographic Research, Inc.; Pipi R. Diamond, Lapkoff & Gobalet Demographic Research, Inc.

  31. Age and Race Data on Death Certificates for Older Asian AmericansDiane S. Lauderdale, University of Chicago; Bert Kestenbaum, U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA)

  32. Immigration and Unemployment in the United States: A Multilevel AnalysisJing Li, PRO-ED, Inc.; Isao Takei, Texas A&M University

  33. Sex Segregation in Fields of Doctorate Degrees in the United States, 1971-1998: A Methodological and Empirical Analysis Using Segregation Indices Describing EvennessSu Li, Northwestern University

  34. The New Patterns of International Migration from China to the United StatesZai Liang, University at Albany, State University of New York; Guotu Zhuang, Xiamen University; Wenzhen Ye, Xiamen University

  35. Rethinking the Demography of Iraq: What Do We Think Today about What We Thought 12 Months Ago?Thomas M. McDevitt, U.S. Census Bureau

  36. Clean Process Data Methodology -- Emerging Approaches in the Management and Preparation of Longitudinal Analysis SetsJames W. McNally, University of Michigan

  37. Census 2000 Profiles International Migrants in MassachusettsJanin Menendez, U.S. Census Bureau; Joseph M. Costanzo, U.S. Census Bureau; Luke J. Larsen, U.S. Census Bureau

  38. The 2002 National Survey of Family Growth: A Survey of 12,500 Men and WomenWilliam Mosher, National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), CDC; Joyce C. Abma, National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), CDC; Gladys M. Martinez, National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), CDC; Stephanie J. Willson, National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), CDC; Anjani Chandra, National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), CDC

  39. The Impact of Illegal Immigration and Border Enforcement on Crime Rates along the U.S.-Mexico BorderPia Orrenius, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas; Roberto Coronado, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

  40. Women's Empowerment and Fertility Decision-Making in Africa: Does the Presence of Inlaws Make a Difference?Tom O. Owuor, Pennsylvania State University; Bina Gubhaju, Pennsylvania State University

  41. Population and Environment Relationships in Developing Countries: A Select Review of Approaches and MethodsMahendra Panda, Indian Council of Medical Research; Kanhu Ch. Satapathy, Indian Statistical Institute

  42. Empowering Women Saves Children's Lives: A Comparative AnalysisSangeeta Parashar, University of Maryland

  43. The Effect of Climate on Migration: United States, 1995-2000Dudley Poston, Texas A&M University; David Gotcher, Abilene Christian University; Yuan Gu, Texas A&M University

  44. The New Economics of Return Labor Migration: A Test on the Determinants of Return for Latin Americans in the U.S.Fernando Riosmena, University of Pennsylvania

  45. Migrants Who Participate in the Labor Force in Puerto Rico: Its Demographic Characteristics and Segmented Participation in the EconomyJenilda Rivera, University of Puerto Rico

  46. The International Database on Longevity (IDL)Jean-Marie Robine, Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale (INSERM); Cournil Amandine, Centre Régional de Lutte Contre le Cancer

  47. Estimates of the Legal Permanent Resident Population and Population Eligible to Naturalize: 2002Nancy Rytina, U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

  48. Do Affirmative Action Policies Increase Educational Attainment? Examining the Effects of Caste Based Policies in IndiaAnkur Sarin, University of Chicago

  49. Households and Families in Six Race/Ethnic Groups: Issues for Surveys Identified in Qualitative StudiesLaurie Schwede, U.S. Census Bureau

  50. Using Qualitative Methods for Ex Post Analysis of Local Population ProjectionsJoachim Singelmann, Louisiana State University; Michael Irwin, Duquesne University; Jack Beggs, Louisiana State University

  51. Child Disability and Mothers' Labor Force Participation: A Study Using Matched 1993 NHIS and 1995 NSFG DataCarrie E. Spearin, Brown University; Maryhelen D'Ottavi, Brown University; Jennifer M. Park, Harvard University

  52. Effects of Multiracial Identification on Students' Perception of RacismZongli Tang, Auburn University; Ann Marcus, Auburn University; Larry Mullins, Auburn University; Kimberly Brackett, Auburn University

  53. The Influence of Local Hispanic Population Share on White Anglos' Stereotypes of Hispanics, Views on Immigration, and Related Policy OpinionsMarylee C. Taylor, Pennsylvania State University; Jenna L. Aurand, Pennsylvania State University

  54. Population Density and FertilityMaria Rita Testa, Austrian Academy of Sciences

  55. U.S. Commuting Zones for 2000Charles Tolbert, Baylor University; Troy Blanchard, Mississippi State University; Alex Trouteaud, Baylor University

  56. The Effect of Foreign Investment on Income Inequality and Median Earnings in MexicoAndres Villarreal, University of Texas at Austin

  57. A Non-Parametric Application for Exploratory Multivariate Data Analysis Using Infant Mortality RatesAnn Von Holle, University of Pennsylvania; Chirayath Suchindran, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

  58. Biofuel Use and Fuelwood Collection Times in South AfricaStephanie T. Waldhoff, University of Chicago

  59. Net Migration in Nonmetropolitan Counties in 1990-2000: Test of ExplanationsXiaodong Wang, Texas A&M University; Xiuhong You, Texas A&M University

  60. Temporal and Spatial Variation in Population Change within the U.S. Great Plains, 1900-2000Katherine J. White, University of Wisconsin at Madison

  61. Racial/Ethnic Segregation and ImmigrantsJipan Xie, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill