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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Social Sciences and Humanities H-index 84 Citations 27,093 232 World Ranking 82 National Ranking 41

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Awards & Achievements

2018 - Fellow of the American Academy of Political and Social Science

Overview

What is she best known for?

The fields of study she is best known for:

  • Law
  • Poverty
  • Developmental psychology

Her primary scientific interests are in Developmental psychology, Labour economics, Early childhood, Child development and Injury prevention. Her work carried out in the field of Developmental psychology brings together such families of science as Cognitive development, Demography, Well-being and Index. Her work in the fields of Labour economics, such as Wage, overlaps with other areas such as Childbirth.

The concepts of her Early childhood study are interwoven with issues in Attendance, School readiness, Early childhood education and School entry. Her Child development study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Poverty, Part-time employment, Ethnic group and Affect. Her study looks at the relationship between Injury prevention and fields such as Suicide prevention, as well as how they intersect with chemical problems.

Her most cited work include:

  • Our future: a Lancet commission on adolescent health and wellbeing (985 citations)
  • Understanding the "Family Gap" in Pay for Women with Children (607 citations)
  • The effect of children on women's wages (514 citations)

What are the main themes of her work throughout her whole career to date?

Her primary areas of investigation include Demographic economics, Developmental psychology, Economic growth, Labour economics and Poverty. Jane Waldfogel has included themes like Wage, Welfare, Parental leave and Family Leave in her Demographic economics study. In the field of Developmental psychology, her study on Early childhood and Child development overlaps with subjects such as Injury prevention.

The various areas that she examines in her Early childhood study include Disadvantaged, Head start, Gerontology and Early childhood education. Her Labour economics research integrates issues from Maternity leave and Earnings. Her Poverty research includes themes of Current Population Survey, Development economics and Census.

She most often published in these fields:

  • Demographic economics (24.65%)
  • Developmental psychology (21.81%)
  • Economic growth (15.01%)

What were the highlights of her more recent work (between 2015-2021)?

  • Demographic economics (24.65%)
  • Poverty (13.88%)
  • Developmental psychology (21.81%)

In recent papers she was focusing on the following fields of study:

Her scientific interests lie mostly in Demographic economics, Poverty, Developmental psychology, Demography and Early childhood. Her biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Parental leave, Wage, Basic needs and Flexibility. Jane Waldfogel has researched Poverty in several fields, including Current Population Survey, Development economics, Census and State.

Her Developmental psychology research incorporates themes from Quality, Socioeconomic status and Reading. Her research in Demography intersects with topics in Consumer confidence index, Disadvantaged, Mental health, Psychiatry and Family Leave. The concepts of her Early childhood study are interwoven with issues in Cognitive skill, Intelligence quotient and Child development.

Between 2015 and 2021, her most popular works were:

  • Our future: a Lancet commission on adolescent health and wellbeing (985 citations)
  • Global burden of diseases, injuries, and risk factors for young people's health during 1990-2013: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013. (402 citations)
  • Socioeconomic Gaps in Early Childhood Experiences (74 citations)

In her most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Law
  • Poverty
  • Social science

Demographic economics, Poverty, Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Study, Ethnic group and Social policy are her primary areas of study. Her studies in Demographic economics integrate themes in fields like Income poverty, Basic needs and Family Leave. In her work, Early childhood education and Economic inequality is strongly intertwined with Reading, which is a subfield of Ethnic group.

Her work in Early childhood education addresses issues such as Preschool education, which are connected to fields such as Economic growth. The study incorporates disciplines such as Developmental psychology and Academic achievement in addition to Economic inequality. Her Social policy research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Census, Public policy and Reproductive health.

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Top Publications

Our future: a Lancet commission on adolescent health and wellbeing

George C Patton;George C Patton;Susan M Sawyer;Susan M Sawyer;Susan M Sawyer;John S Santelli;David A Ross;David A Ross.
The Lancet (2016)

1632 Citations

Understanding the "Family Gap" in Pay for Women with Children

Jane Waldfogel.
Journal of Economic Perspectives (1998)

1270 Citations

The effect of children on women's wages

Jane Waldfogel.
American Sociological Review (1997)

1126 Citations

Inequality in Preschool Education and School Readiness

Katherine A. Magnuson;Marcia K. Meyers;Christopher J. Ruhm;Jane Waldfogel.
American Educational Research Journal (2004)

1052 Citations

Maternal employment and child cognitive outcomes in the first three years of life: The NICHD study of early child care

Jeanne Brooks-Gunn;Wen Jui Han;Jane Waldfogel.
Child Development (2002)

849 Citations

Does Prekindergarten Improve School Preparation and Performance

Katherine A Magnuson;Christopher J Ruhm;Jane Waldfogel.
Economics of Education Review (2007)

770 Citations

The Family Gap for Young Women in the United States and Britain: Can Maternity Leave Make a Difference?

Jane Waldfogel.
Journal of Labor Economics (1998)

681 Citations

Early childhood care and education: effects on ethnic and racial gaps in school readiness.

Katherine A. Magnuson;Jane Waldfogel.
The Future of Children (2005)

645 Citations

Global burden of diseases, injuries, and risk factors for young people's health during 1990-2013: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013.

Ali H. Mokdad;Mohammad H ossein Forouzanfar;Farah Daoud;Arwa A. Mokdad.
The Lancet (2016)

635 Citations

Maternity leave, early maternal employment and child health and development in the US*

Lawrence M. Berger;Jennifer Hill;Jane Waldfogel.
The Economic Journal (2005)

617 Citations

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