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IPUMS Research Award

2016 IPUMS Research Awards

The winners of the IPUMS Health Surveys Research Awards were:

Published Research:
Family structure and child health: Does the sex composition of parents matter?
Corrine Reczek, Russell Spiker, Hui Liu, Robert Crosnoe

Student Research:
“Unhealthy” Returns to Education: Variation in BMI-Associated Premature Adult Mortality by Educational Attainment
Iliya Gutin

The winners of the IPUMS International Research Awards were:

Published Research Co-Winners:
Regional Variations in Farming Household Structure for the Swedish Elderly, 1890-1908
Mark Magnuson
Mapping internal connectivity through human migration in malaria endemic countries
Alessandro Sorichetta, Tom Bird, Nick Ruktanonchai, Elisabeth zu Erbach-Schoenberg, Carla Pezzulo, Natalia Tejedor, Ian Waldock, Jason Sadler, Andres Garcia, Luigi Sedda & Andrew Tatem

Student Research:
The Effects of Free Primary Education on Occupational Choice and Internal Migration in Kenya, Malawi and Zambia
Celine Zipfel

The winners of the IPUMS USA Research Awards were:

Published Research:
Does Educational Equality Increase Mobility? Exploiting 19th Century U.S. Compulsory Schooling Laws
Emily Rauscher

Student Research Co-Winners:
More is Less? The Impact of Family Size on Education Outcomes in the United States, 1850-1940
Hui Ren Tan
The Citizenship Advantage: Immigrant Socioeconomic Attainment across Generations in the Age of Mass Migration
Peter Catron

Previous IPUMS Research Award Winners

2015 IPUMS Research Awards

The winners of the IPUMS International Research Awards were:

Faculty:
Childbearing within Marriage and Consensual Union in Latin America, 1980-2010
Benoît Laplante, Teresa Castro-Martín, Clara Cortina, and Teresa Martín-García

Graduate Student:
Social Structure, Social Class and Fertility Decline in Latin America between 1950 and 2000
Andres Castro Torres

The winners of the IHIS Research Award were:

Faculty:
California’s Early ACA Expansion Increased Coverage and Reduced Out-of-Pocket Spending for the State’s Low-Income Population
Ezra Golberstein, Gilbert Gonzales, and Benjamin D. Sommers

Graduate Student:
Interracial Marriage and Self-Reported Health of Whites and Blacks in the United States
Yan-Liang Yu, and Zhenmei Zhang

The winners of the IPUMS-USA/IPUMS-CPS Research Awards were:

Faculty Co-winners:
Lynched: The Victims of Southern Mob Violence
Amy Kate Bailey, and Stewart E. Tolnay
Ethnic Names and Occupational Success in the Last Era of Mass Migration
Joshua R. Goldstein, and Guy Stecklov

Graduate Student Co-winners:
The Effect of Municipal Water Filtration on Children’s School Enrollment and Employment in American Cities, 1880-1920
Chon-Kit Ao
The Historical Demography of Racial Segregation
Angelina Grigoryeva, and Martin Ruef

2014 IPUMS Research Awards

The winners of the IPUMS International Research Awards were:

Faculty:
The Double Disadvantage Reconsidered: Gender, Immigration, Marital Status, and Global Labor Force Participation in the 21st Century
Katharine M. Donato, Bhumika Piya, and Anna Jacobs

Graduate Student:
New Patterns of Structural Change and Effects on Inclusive Development: A Case Study of South Africa and Brazil
Joshua Greenstein

The winners of the IHIS Research Award were:

Faculty:
Hispanic Older Adult Mortality in the United States: New Estimates and an Assessment of Factors Shaping the Hispanic Paradox
Joseph T. Lariscy, Robert A. Hummer, and Mark D. Hayward

Graduate Student Co-winners:
Quality of Life and Psychological Distress among Older Adults: The Role of Living Arrangements
Carrie E. Henning-Smith
Labor Market and Health Insurance Impacts Due to ‘Aging Out’ of the Young Adult Provision of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
Heather Dahlen

The winners of the IPUMS-USA/IPUMS-CPS Research Awards were:

Faculty:
Fertility Transitions Along the Extensive and Intensive Margins
Daniel Aaronson, Fabian Lange, and Bhashkar Mazumder

Graduate Student Co-winners:
Dollars and Dropouts: The Minimum Wage and Schooling Decisions of Teenagers
Alex Smith
Long-Term Effects of Women’s Suffrage on Children’s Education

2013 IPUMS Research Awards

The winners of the IPUMS-USA/IPUMS-CPS Research Awards were:

Published work: Aliya Saperstein and Aaron Gullickson for their article “A Mulatto Escape Hatch in the United States? Examining Evidence of Racial and Social Mobility during the Jim Crow Era” (Demography 50 (2013): 1921-1942).

Graduate Student: Taylor Jaworski’s article, “’You’re in the Army Now’: The Impact of World War II on Women’s Education, Work, and Family” (Journal of Economic History 74 (2014): 169-195).

The winners of the IPUMS-International Research Awards were:

Published work: Paola Giuliano, Alberto Alesina, and Nathan Nunn for their article “On the Origin of Gender Roles: Women and the Plough” (The Quarterly Journal of Economics 128 (2013): 469-513).

Graduate Student: Natalie Bau’s “Cultural Norms, Strategic Behavior, and Human Capital Investment” (Harvard Working Paper, 2013).

The winners of the IHIS Research Awards were:

Published work co-winners: Jennifer Karas Montez and Anna Zajacova for their article “Explaining the Widening Education Gap in Mortality among U.S. White Women” (Journal of Health and Social Behavior 54 (2013): 165-181)

Published work co-winners: Justin T. Denney, Bridget K. Gorman, and Cristina B. Barrera for their article “Families, Resources, and Adult Health: Where Do Sexual Minorities Fit?” (Journal of Health and Social Behavior 54 (2013): 46-63).

Graduate Student: Christopher Holmes and Anna Zajacova for their paper “Education as ‘the Great Equalizer’: Health Benefits for Black and White Adults.”

2012 IPUMS Research Awards

The winners of the IPUMS-USA/IPUMS-CPS Research Awards were:

Published work co-winner: Jeffrey Lin and Hoyt Bleakley for their article "Portage and Path Dependence" Quarterly Journal of Economics 127.2 (2012): 587-644.

Published work co-winner: I-Fen Lin and Susan L. Brown for their article "Unmarried Boomers Confront Old Age: A National Portrait" The Gerontologist 52.2 (2012): 153-165.

Graduate Student: Ryan Brown for his paper "On the Long Term Effects of the 1918 U.S. Influenza Pandemic."

The winners of the IPUMS-International Research Awards were:

Published work: Carlos Gradin for his article "Occupational Segregation of Afro-Latinos" Research on Economic Inequality 20 (2012): 63-88.

Graduate Student: Aude Bernard for her article "Cross-national comparison of internal migration age profiles: Measurement issues and solutions," Population Studies (forthcoming).

The winners of the IHIS Research Awards were:

Published work: Katy Backes Kozhimannil, Jean M. Abraham, and Beth A. Virnig for their article "National Trends in Health Insurance Coverage of Pregnant and Reproductive-Age Women, 2000 to 2009." Women's Health Issues 22.2 (2012): 135-141.

Graduate Student: Tapan Mehta, et al. for their article "Does obesity associate with mortality among Hispanic persons?: Results from the National Health Interview Survey." Obesity (2012).

2011 IPUMS Research Awards

The winners of the IPUMS-USA/IPUMS-CPS Research Awards were:

Published work co-winner: Martha J. Bailey and William J Collins for their article "Did Improvements in Household Technology cause the Baby Boom? Evidence from Electrification, Appliance Diffusion, and the Amish." American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics 3.2 (2011): 189-217.

Published work co-winner: Anne McDaniel, Thomas A. DiPrete, Claudia Buchmann and Uri Shwed for their article "The Black Gender Gap in Educational Attainment Historical Trends and Racial Comparisons." Demography 48.3 (2011): 889-914.

Graduate Student: Emily Rauscher for her paper "Does Educational Equality Increase Mobility? Exploiting U.S. Compulsory Schooling Laws 1850-1930."

The winners of the IPUMS-International Research Awards were:

Published work: Jeroen J.A. Spijker and Albert Esteve for their article "Changing Household Patterns of Young Couples in Low- and Middle-Income Countries," The History of the Family 16.4 (2011): 437-455.

Graduate Student: Andrew Halpern-Manners for his article "The Effect of Family Member Migration on Education and Work Among Nonmigrant Youth in Mexico," Demography 48.1 (2011): 73-99.

2010 IPUMS Research Awards

The winners of the IPUMS-USA/IPUMS-CPS Research Awards were:

Published work co-winner: Matthijs Kalmijn and Frank van Tubergen for their article "A Comparative Perspective on Intermarriage: Explaining Differences among National-Origin Groups in the United States." Demography 47.2 (2010): 459-479.

Published work co-winner: Leah Boustan, Price Fishback, and Shawn Kantor for their article "The Effect of Internal Migration on Local Labor Markets: American Cities during the Great Depression." Journal of Labor Economics 28.4 (2010): 719-746.

Graduate Student: Elias Walsh for his paper "The Role of Wage Persistence in the Evolution of the College-High School Wage Gap."

The winners of the IPUMS-International Research Awards were:

Published work: Hoyt Bleakley for his article "Malaria Eradication in the Americas: A Retrospective Analysis of Childhood Explosure," American Economic Journal: Applied Economics 2.2 (2010): 1-45.

Graduate Student: Willa Friedman, for her paper "Local Economic Conditions and Participation in the Rwandan Genocide."