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Homepage:http://www.psc.isr.umich.edu/~davidl
Workplace:Economics Department, University of Michigan, (more information at EDIRC)
Institute of Labor Economics (IZA), (more information at EDIRC)
Institute for Social Research (ISR), University of Michigan, (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2018

  1. Is There a Male Breadwinner Norm? The Hazards of Inferring Preferences from Marriage Market Outcomes
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (4)

2017

  1. The impact of the no-fee school policy on enrolment and school performance: Evidence from NIDS Waves 1-3
    SALDRU Working Papers, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town Downloads View citations (1)

2015

  1. Fertility and mother's labour market behaviour: Evidence from the 2011 South African Census
    SALDRU Working Papers, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Income Inequality in Education, and Children's Schooling Attainment in Brazil
    Discussion Papers, Instituto de Pesquisa Econômica Aplicada - IPEA Downloads View citations (4)
  3. Schooling Inequality, Returns to Schooling, and Earnings Inequality Evidence from Brazil and South Africa
    WIDER Working Paper Series, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) Downloads View citations (3)

2014

  1. Assessing the impact of social grants on inequality: A South African case study
    WIDER Working Paper Series, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) Downloads View citations (1)

2013

  1. Changes in education, employment and earnings in South Africa – A cohort analysis
    SALDRU Working Papers, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Credit Constraints and the Racial Gap in Post-Secondary Education in South Africa
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in SALDRU Working Papers, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town (2013) Downloads View citations (6)
  3. Educational expenditure in South Africa: Evidence from the National Income Dynamics Study
    SALDRU Working Papers, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town Downloads View citations (3)
  4. Progress through school and the determinants of school dropout in South Africa
    SALDRU Working Papers, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Journal Article in Development Southern Africa (2014)

2012

  1. Education and Inequality: The South African Case
    SALDRU Working Papers, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town Downloads View citations (8)
  2. Education: Analysis of the NIDS Wave 1 and 2 Datasets
    SALDRU Working Papers, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town Downloads View citations (7)

2011

  1. Estimating the effect of adolescent fertility on educational attainment in Cape Town using a propensity score weighted regression
    SALDRU Working Papers, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town Downloads View citations (11)

2009

  1. The impact of AIDS on intergenerational support in South Africa: Evidence from the Cape Area Panel Study
    SALDRU Working Papers, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town Downloads View citations (6)

2008

  1. Education and Youth Unemployment in South Africa
    SALDRU Working Papers, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town Downloads View citations (8)

2007

  1. Schooling as a Lottery: Racial Differences in School Advancement in Urban South Africa
    SALDRU Working Papers, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town Downloads View citations (12)
    Also in Working Papers, Economic Research Southern Africa (2007) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Economics (2011)

2006

  1. The demography of youth in developing countries and its economic implications
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (5)

2005

  1. Dynamics of child labor: labor force entry and exit in urban Brazil
    Social Protection Discussion Papers and Notes, The World Bank Downloads View citations (7)
  2. Labour force withdrawal of the elderly in South Africa
    SALDRU/CSSR Working Papers, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town Downloads View citations (7)
  3. The Sensitivity of Estimates of Post-Apartheid Changes in South African Poverty and Inequality to key Data Imputations
    SALDRU/CSSR Working Papers, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town Downloads View citations (21)

2004

  1. A dinâmica da escolaridade das crianças brasileiras durante a transição demográfica: aumento no tamanho da coorte versus diminuição no tamanho da família
    Textos para Discussão Cedeplar-UFMG, Cedeplar, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Savings, Insurance and Debt over the Post-Apartheid Period: A Review of Recent Research
    SALDRU/CSSR Working Papers, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in South African Journal of Economics (2004)

1996

  1. Effects on Family Background on Earnings and Returns to Schooling: Evidence from Brazil
    Working Papers, RAND - Reprint Series View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Political Economy (1993)

1995

  1. Family Ties and Labor Markets in the United States and Brazil
    Working Papers, RAND - Reprint Series View citations (15)
    Also in Working Papers, RAND - Labor and Population Program (1993) View citations (1)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Human Resources (1994)

1993

  1. Private Interhousehold Transfers of Money and Time: New Empirical Evidence
    Working Papers, RAND - Labor and Population Program View citations (6)

1991

  1. The Two-Sex Problem and the Marriage Squeeze in an Equilibrium Model of Mariage Market
    Working Papers, Michigan - Center for Research on Economic & Social Theory View citations (4)

1990

  1. DECLINING INEQUALITY IN SCHOOLING IN BRAZIL AND ITS EFFECTS ON INEQUALITY IN EARNING
    Working Papers, Yale - Economic Growth Center
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Economics (1991)

1989

  1. The Effects of Cohort Size on Mariage Market in Twentieth Century Sweden
    Working Papers, Michigan - Center for Research on Economic & Social Theory View citations (5)

Undated

  1. The Effect of Cohort Sizes on Marriage Markets in Twentieth Century Sweden
    Papers, University of Michigan, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (5)

Journal Articles

2014

  1. Progress through school and the determinants of school dropout in South Africa
    Development Southern Africa, 2014, 31, (1), 106-126 Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Working Paper (2013)
  2. Youth bulges and youth unemployment
    IZA World of Labor, 2014, 26 Downloads View citations (3)

2013

  1. Reply to Stan Becker, “Has the World Really Survived the Population Bomb? (Commentary on “How the World Survived the Population Bomb: Lessons from 50 Years of Extraordinary Demographic History”)”
    Demography, 2013, 50, (6), 2183-2186 Downloads

2012

  1. Editorial: IZA Journal of Labor and Development
    IZA Journal of Labor & Development, 2012, 1, (1), 1-2 Downloads

2011

  1. How the World Survived the Population Bomb: Lessons From 50 Years of Extraordinary Demographic History
    Demography, 2011, 48, (4), 1231-1262 Downloads View citations (15)
  2. Schooling as a lottery: Racial differences in school advancement in urban South Africa
    Journal of Development Economics, 2011, 95, (2), 121-136 Downloads View citations (21)
    See also Working Paper (2007)

2008

  1. Stages of the Demographic Transition from a Child's Perspective: Family Size, Cohort Size, and Children's Resources
    Population and Development Review, 2008, 34, (2), 225-252 Downloads View citations (12)

2007

  1. Effects of economic shocks on children's employment and schooling in Brazil
    Journal of Development Economics, 2007, 84, (1), 188-214 Downloads View citations (112)
  2. Intermittent child employment and its implications for estimates of child labour
    International Labour Review, 2007, 146, (3-4), 217-251 Downloads View citations (5)

2006

  1. The sensitivity to key data imputations of recent estimates of income poverty and inequality in South Africa
    Economic Modelling, 2006, 23, (5), 822-835 Downloads View citations (17)

2004

  1. SAVINGS, INSURANCE AND DEBT OVER THE POST‐APARTHEID PERIOD: A REVIEW OF RECENT RESEARCH
    South African Journal of Economics, 2004, 72, (3), 604-640 Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Working Paper (2004)

1999

  1. Effects of Schooling on Fertility, Labor Supply, and Investments in Children, with Evidence from Brazil
    Journal of Human Resources, 1999, 34, (1), 160-192 Downloads View citations (91)

1998

  1. Family size and children’s education in Vietnam
    Demography, 1998, 35, (1), 57-70 Downloads View citations (21)

1996

  1. The effects of temperature on human fertility
    Demography, 1996, 33, (3), 291-305 Downloads View citations (15)

1994

  1. Family Ties and Labor Markets in the United States and Brazil
    Journal of Human Resources, 1994, 29, (4) Downloads View citations (30)
    See also Working Paper (1995)
  2. Modeling Seasonality in Fecundability, Conceptions, and Births
    Demography, 1994, 31, (2), 321-346 Downloads View citations (13)

1993

  1. Effects of Family Background on Earnings and Returns to Schooling: Evidence from Brazil
    Journal of Political Economy, 1993, 101, (4), 710-40 Downloads View citations (175)
    See also Working Paper (1996)

1991

  1. Declining inequality in schooling in Brazil and its effects on inequality in earnings
    Journal of Development Economics, 1991, 37, (1-2), 199-225 Downloads View citations (30)
    See also Working Paper (1990)

1990

  1. O Declínio na Desigualdade da Escolaridade no Brasil e seus Efeitos na Desigualdade de Rendimentos
    Brazilian Review of Econometrics, 1990, 10, (2) Downloads

1989

  1. Population Growth, Age Structure, and Age-Specific Productivity: Does a Uniform Age Distribution Minimize Lifetime Wages?
    Journal of Population Economics, 1989, 2, (3), 189-210 View citations (6)

1988

  1. Lorenz curves, inequality, and social welfare under changing population composition
    Journal of Policy Modeling, 1988, 10, (1), 141-162 Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Marriage Markets and Assortative Mating with Household Public Goods: Theoretical Results and Empirical Implications
    Journal of Human Resources, 1988, 23, (4), 462-487 Downloads View citations (165)

1986

  1. The Dynamics of Population Growth, Differential Fertility, and Inequality
    American Economic Review, 1986, 76, (5), 1103-16 Downloads View citations (22)

Chapters

1993

  1. Demographic variables and income inequality
    Chapter 18 in Handbook of Population and Family Economics, 1993, vol. 1, Part B, pp 1015-1059 Downloads View citations (14)

Editor

  1. IZA Journal of Labor & Development
    Springer
 
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