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Books


Little, J. Kenneth. 1959. Explorations into the College Plans and Experiences of High School Graduates: A State-Wide Inquiry. Madison, Wisconsin: University of Wisconsin, School of Education.   Publication

Book Chapters


Carr, Deborah and Tetyana Pudrovska. 2011. "Divorce and Widowhood in Later Life." in Handbook of Aging and the Family, edited by R. Blieszner. Santa Barbara: Bedford   (no copy available)
Carr, Deborah. 2002. "Socioeconomic Background and Midlife Health in the United States." Pp. 155-183 in Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Volume 22: Economic Outcomes in Later Life: Public Policy, Health, and Cumulative Advantage, edited by S. Crystal and D. Shea. New York: Springer   Publication
Hauser, Robert M. and Megan M. Sweeney. 1997. "Does Poverty in Adolescence Affect the Life Chances of High School Graduates?" Pp. 541-595 in Consequences of Growing Up Poor, edited by G. Duncan and J. Brooks-Gunn. New York: Russell Sage Foundation   Publication
Sewell, William H. and Robert M. Hauser. 1977. "On the Effects of Families and Family Structure on Achievements." Pp. 255-283 in Kinometrics: The Determinants of Educational Attainment, Mental Ability, and Occupational Success Within and Between Families, edited by P. J. Taubman. Amsterdam: North Holland   Publication
Sewell, William H. and Archibald O. Haller. 1965. "Educational and Occupational Perspectives of Farm and Rural Youth." Pp. 149-169 in Rural Youth in Crisis: Facts, Myths, and Social Change, edited by L. G. Burchinal. Washington, D.C: Government Printing Office   Publication

Journal Articles


Pudrovska, Tettyana. 2014. "Early-Life Socioeconomic Status and Mortality at Three Life Course Stages: An Increasing Within-Cohort Inequality." Journal of Health and Social Behavior 55 PMCID: 24818953  (no copy available)
Pudrovska, Tettyana and Benedicta Anikputa. 2014. "Early-Life Socioeconomic Status and Mortality in Later Life: An Inegration of Four Life-Course Mechanisms." The Journals of Gerontology Serise B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences 69 PMCID: 24496607   (no copy available)
Lin, I-Fen and Hsueh-Sheng Wu. 2014. "Intergenerational Exchange and Expected Support Among the Young-Old." Journal of Marriage and Family 76:261-271 PMCID: Pending  (no copy available)
Piazza, V, F. Floyd, M Mailick, and J. Greenberg. 2014. "Coping and Psychological Health of Aging Parents of Adult Children with Developmental Disabilities." American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. 119:186-198 PMCID: 24679353  (no copy available)
Huber, Susanne and Martin Fieder. 2014. "Advanced Paternal Age is Associated with Lower Facial Attractiveness." Evolution and Human Behavior In Press PMCID: Pending  (no copy available)
Song, J., M Mailick, and J. Greenberg. 2014. "Work and Health of Parents of Adult Children with Serious Mental Illness." Family Relations 63:122-134 PMCID: PMC3904388  (no copy available)
Jaeger, Mads M. 2013. "The Extended Family and Children's Educational Success." American Sociological Review 77:903-922 PMCID: Pending  (no copy available)
Jokela, Markus, Alexandra Alvergne, Anna Rotkirch, Ian Rickard, and Virpi Lummaa. 2013. "Associations Between Family Size and Offspring Education Depend on Aspects of Parental Personality." Personality and Individual Differences 58:95-100 PMCID: Pending  (no copy available)
Pudrovska, Tettyana and Andriy Anishkin. 2013. "Early-Life Socioeconomic Status and Physical Activity in Later Life: Evidence from Structural Equation Models." Journal of Aging and Health 25:383-404 PMCID: 23248349  (no copy available)
Floyd, Frank, Marsha Seltzer, Jan Greenberg, and Jieun Song. 2013. "Parental Bereavement During Mid-to-Later Life: Pre-to-Post Bereavement Functioning and Intrapersonal Resources." Psychology and Aging 28:402-413 PMCID: PMC3556368  (no copy available)
Carr, Deborah, Sara Moorman, and Kathrin Boerner. 2013. "End-of-Life Planning in a Family Context: Does Relationship Quality Affect Whether (and with whom) Older Adults Plan?" Journals of Gerontology Series B 68:586-592 PMCID: 23689997  (no copy available)
Seltzer, Marsha and Esther Friedman. 2013. "Widowed Mothers' Coresidence with Adult Children." Journal of Gerontology Series B 69:63-74 PMCID: PMC3894132  (no copy available)
Kong, Jooyoung and Sara Moorman. 2013. "Caring for My Abuser: Childhood Maltreatment and Caregiver Depression." The Gerontologist Forthcoming:1-12 PMCID: 24265506  (no copy available)
Cook, Justin and Jason M. Fletcher. 2013. "Interactive Effects of In Utero Nutrition and Genetic Inheritance on Cognition: New Evidence Using Sibling Comparisons." Economics and Human Biology:1-11 PMCID: 24172871  (no copy available)
Fletcher, Jason M., Marsha Mailick, Jieun Song, and Barbara Wolfe. 2013. "A Sibling Death in the Family: Common and Consequential." Demography 50:803-826 PMCID: 23073753  (no copy available)
Jokela, Markus. 2012. "Birth-Cohort Effects in the Association Between Personality and Fertility." Psychological Science 23:835-841 PMCID: 22722269  Publication
Ghosh, Subharati, Jan Greenberg, and Marsha Seltzer. 2012. "Adaptation to a Spouse's Disability by Parents of Adult Children With Mental Illness or Developmental Disability." Psychiatric Services 63:1118-1124 PMCID: 22948898  Publication
Seltzer, Marsha M., Frank Floyd, Jieun Song, Jan Greenberg, and Jinkuk Hong. 2011. "Midlife and Aging Parents of Adults With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities: Impacts of Lifelong Parenting." American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities 116:479-499 PMCID: 22126660  Publication
Barker, Erin T., Jan S. Greenberg, Marsha M. Seltzer, and David M. Almeida. 2011. "Daily Stress and Cortisol Patterns in Parents of Adult Children With A Serious Mental Ilness." Health Psychology PMCID: Pending  Publication
Carr, Deborah. 2011. "Racial Differences in End-of-Life Planning: Why Don't Blacks and Latinos Prepare for the Inevitable?" Journal of Death and Dying 63:1-20 PMCID: 21748919  Publication
Song, Jieun, Frank J. Floyd, Marsha M. Seltzer, Jan S. Greenberg, and Jinkuk Hong. 2010. "Long-Term Effects of Child Death on Parents' Health-Related Quality of Life: a Dyadic Analysis." Family Relations 59:269-282 PMCID: 20676393  Publication
Kubicek, Bettina, Christian Korunka, Peter Hoonakker, and James M. Raymo. 2010. "Work and Family Characteristics as Predictors of Early Retirement in Married Men and Women." Research on Aging 32 PMCID: 3061466  Publication
Haas, S.A and N.J. Bishop. 2010. "What do Retrospective Subjective Reports of Childhood Health Capture? Evidence From the Wisconsin Longitudinal Study." Research on Aging 32:698-714 PMCID: Pending  Publication
Coursolle, Kathryn M., Megan M. Sweeney, James M. Raymo, and Jeong-Hwa Ho. 2010. "The Association Between Retirement and Emotional Well-being: Does Prior Work-Family Conflict Matter?" Journal of Gerontology: Social Sciences 65:609-620 PMCID: 20064839  Publication
Andrew, Megan and Erin Ruel. 2010. "Intergenerational Health Selection in Wealth: A First Look at Parents' Health Events and Inter Vivos Financial Transfers." Social Science Research 39:1126-1136 PMCID: Pending  Publication
Tanaka, Kimiko. 2010. "The Effect of Divorce Experience on Religious Involvement: Implications for Later Health Lifestyle." Journal of Divorce and Remarriage 51:1-15 PMCID: 20414481  Publication
KW, Springer. 2009. "Childhood Physical Abuse and Midlife Physical Health: Testing a Multi-Pathway Life Course Model." Social Science and Medicine 69:138-146 PMCID: 19446943  (no copy available)
Pudrovska, Tetyana and Deborah Carr. 2009. "Age at First Birth and Fathers' Subsequent Health: Evidence from Sibling and Twin Models." American Journal of Men's Health 3:104-115 PMCID: 19477723  Publication
Jaeger, Mads M. 2009. "Sibship Size and Educational Attainment: A Joint Test of the Confluence Model and the Resource Dilution Hypothesis." Research in Social Stratification and Mobility 27:1-12 PMCID: Pending  Publication
Ghosh, Subharati and Jan Greenberg. 2009. "Aging Fathers of Adult Children With Schizophrenia: The Toll of Caregiving on their Mental and Physical Health." Psychiatric Services 60:982-984 PMCID: 19564232  Publication
Taylor, Julie L. 2009. "Midlife Impacts of Adolescent Parenthood." Journal of Family Issues 30:484-510 PMCID: 20216917  Publication
Springer, Kristen. 2009. "Childhood Physical Abuse and Midlife Physical Health: Testing a Multi-Pathway Life Course Model." Social Science and Medicine 69:138-146 PMCID: 19446943  Publication
Jaeger, Mads M. 2008. "Do Large Sibships Really Lead to Lower Educational Attainment? New Evidence from Quasi-Experimental Variation in Couples' Reproductive Capacity." Acta Sociologica 51:217-235   Publication
Magee, William. 2006. "Effects of Family Background on Social Autonomy at Midlife." Social Science Research 35:851-870   Publication
Halaby, Charles N. 2003. "Where Job Values Come From: Family and Schooling Background, Cognitive Ability, and Gender." American Sociological Review 68:251-278   Publication
Zax, Jeffrey S. and Daniel I. Rees. 2002. "IQ, Academic Performance, Environment, and Earnings." The Review of Economics and Statistics 84:600-616   Publication
Warren, John Robert, Robert M. Hauser, and Jennifer T. Sheridan. 2002. "Occupational Stratification Across the Life Course: Evidence from the Wisconsin Longitudinal Study." American Sociological Review 67:432-455   Publication
Hauser, Robert M., Jennifer Sheridan, and John Robert Warren. 1999. "Socioeconomic Achievements of Siblings in the Life Course: New Findings from the Wisconsin Longitudinal Study." Research on Aging 21:338-378   Publication
Kuo, Hsiang-Hui Daphne and Robert M. Hauser. 1997. "How Does Size of Sibship Matter? Family Configuration and Family Effects on Educational Attainment." Social Science Research 26:69-94   Publication
Hauser, Robert M. 1995. "The Bell Curve." Contemporary Sociology 24:149-153   Publication
Zajonc, R. B., G. B. Markus, M. L. Berbaum, J. A. Bargh, and R. L. Moreland. 1991. "One Justified Criticism Plus Three Flawed Analyses Equals Two Unwarranted Conclusions: A Reply to Retherford and Sewell." American Sociological Review 56:159-165   Publication
Hauser, Robert M. 1981. "Hope for the Mobility Ratio." Social Forces 60:572-84   Publication
Janssen, Susan G. and Robert M. Hauser. 1981. "Religion, Socialization, and Fertility." Demography 18:511-528   Publication
Wang, Charlotte Shiang Yun and William H. Sewell. 1980. "Residence, Migration, and Earnings." Rural Sociology 45:185-206   Publication
Hauser, Robert M. 1980. "On 'Stratification in a Dual Economy' (Comment on Beck et al.)." American Sociological Review 45:702-12   Publication
Wegner, Eldon L. and William H. Sewell. 1970. "Selection and Context as Factors Affecting the Probability of Graduation from College." American Journal of Sociology 75:665-679   Publication
Sewell, William H. and Vimal P. Shah. 1968. "Parents' Education and Children's Educational Aspirations and Achievements." American Sociological Review 33:191-209   Publication
Sewell, William H. and Vimal P. Shah. 1968. "Social Class, Parental Encouragement, and Educational Aspirations." American Journal of Sociology 73:559-572   Publication
Sewell, William H., J. Michael Armer, and Vimal P. Shah. 1966. "Reply to Turner, Michael, and Boyle (On Neighborhood Context and College Plans [I], [II], [III])." American Sociological Review 31:698-712   Publication
Sewell, William H. and J. Michael Armer. 1966. "Neighborhood Context and College Plans." American Sociological Review 31:159-168   Publication
Sewell, William H. and Alan W. Orenstein. 1965. "Community of Residence and Occupational Choice." American Journal of Sociology 70:551-563   Publication
Sewell, William H. 1964. "Community of Residence and College Plans." American Sociological Review 29:24-38   Publication
Fieder, Martin and Susanne Huber. Forthcoming. "Paternal Age Predicts Offspring Chances of Marriage and Reproduction." American Journal of Human Biology In Press PMCID: 25327626  (no copy available)

Working Papers


Plug, Erik. 2002. "How Do Parents Raise the Educational Attainment of Future Generations?" IZA Discussion Paper No. 652, Institute for the Study of Labor, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany.  Publication
Kuo, Hsiang-Hui Daphne and Jonathan D. Mayer. 2001. "Gender, Early Life Circumstances, and Smoking." CDE Working Paper No. 2001-08, Center for Demography and Ecology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI.  Publication
Sheridan, Jennifer T. 1999. "The Effects of Parents' Unrealized Educational Aspirations on Children's Educational Outcomes." CDE Working Paper No. 99-33, Center for Demography and Ecology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI.  Publication
Hauser, Robert M. 1998. "Mental Ability and the Sources of Occupational Success." CDE Working Paper No. 98-07, Center for Demography and Ecology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI.  Publication
Zax, Jeffery S. and Daniel I. Rees. 1998. "Environment, Ability, Effort and Earnings." CRESP Paper No. 9801, Center for Research on Economic and Social Policy, University of Colorado-Denver, Denver, CO.  Publication
Hauser, Robert M. 1998. "Intergenerational Economic Mobility in the United States: Measures, Differentials, and Trends." CDE Working Paper No. 98-12, Center for Demography and Ecology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI.  Publication
Sheridan, Jennifer T. 1997. "The Effects of the Determinants of Women's Movement Into and Out of Male-Dominated Occupations on Occupational Sex Segregation." CDE Working Paper No. 97-07, Center for Demography and Ecology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI.  Publication
Hauser, Robert M. 1980. "The Structure of Social Relationships: Cross-Classifications of Mobility, Kinship, and Friendship." CDE Working Paper No. 80-15, Center for Demography and Ecology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI.  Publication
Janssen, Susan G. and Robert M. Hauser. 1980. "Religion, Socialization, and Fertility." CDE Working Paper No. 80-5, Center for Demography and Ecology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI.  Publication
Hauser, Robert M., William H. Sewell, and Kenneth G. Lutterman. 1973. "Socioeconomic Background and the Earnings of High School Graduates." CDE Working Paper No. 73-22, Center for Demography and Ecology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI.  Publication
Little, J. Kenneth. 1965. "The Occupations of Non-College Going Youth." IRRI Research Report No. 2, Industrial Relations Research Institute, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI.  Publication

Master's Theses


Richards, Rosanda. 1966. "Parental Stress on College, High School Achievement, Measured Intelligence and College Plans." Master's Thesis, Department of Sociology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin.  Publication
Townsend, Alair. 1964. "Educational Aspirations and Parental Stress on College: A Republican Study." Master's Thesis, Department of Sociology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin.  Publication
Orenstein, Alan M. 1964. "Community of Residence and Occupational Aspiration." Master's Thesis, Department of Sociology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin.  (no copy available)

Doctoral Dissertations


Clarridge, Brian R. 1983. "Sibling Fertility: From Family of Orientation to Family of Procreation." Doctoral Thesis, Department of Sociology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin.  Publication
Spenner, Kenneth I. 1977. "From Generation to Generation: The Transmission of Occupation." Doctoral Thesis, Department of Sociology, Universtiy of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin.  Publication
Yang, Charlotte Shiang-Yun Wang. 1976. "The Influence of Residence and Migration on Socioeconomic Achievement." Doctoral Thesis, Department of Sociology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin.  Publication
Campbell, Richard T. 1973. "Social Class and College Graduation: A Replication and Extension." Doctoral Thesis, Department of Sociology, University of Wisconsin - Madison, Madison, Wisconsin.  Publication
Orenstein, Alan M. 1970. "Community of Origin, Migration, and Occupational Achievement: A Study of Wisconsin Students." Doctoral Thesis, Department of Sociology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin.  Publication
Armer, J. Michael. 1964. "Community and School Environments and College Plans of Public High School Seniors." Doctoral Thesis, Department of Sociology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin.  Publication

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