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Davis-Kean, P.E., & Sexton, H.R. (2009). Race differences in parental influences on child achievement: Multiple pathways to success. Merrill Palmer Quarterly.

Dubow, E.F., Boxer, P., Huesmann, L.R. (2009). Long-term effects of parents’ education on children’s educational and occupational success: Mediation by family interactions, child aggression, and teenage aspirations. Merrill-Palmer Quarterly.

Kokko, K., Pulkkinen, L., Huesmann, L. R., Dubow, E. F., & Boxer, P. (2009). Intensity of aggression in childhood as a predictor of different forms of adult aggression: A two-country (Finland and the United States) analysis. Journal of Research on Adolescence, 19, 9-34.

Magnuson, K.A., Sexton, H.R., Davis-Kean, P.E., & Huston, A. (2009). The effects of increases in maternal education on children’s school readiness: Evidence from the NICHD Study of Early Child Care. Merrill Palmer Quarterly.

Pettit, G.S., Yu, T., Arsiwalla, D., Bates, J.E., & Dodge, K.A. (2009). Mediators and moderators of intergenerational continuity in educational attainment. Merrill Palmer Quarterly.

Bynner, J. (2008). Developmental science in the melting pot. Journal of Social Issues, 64, 219-225.

Davis-Kean, P. E., Huesmann, L. R., Jager, J., Collins, W. A., Bates, J. E., & Lansford, J. (2008). Changes in the relation of beliefs and behaviors during middle childhood. Child Development, 79, 1257-1269.

Dubow, E.F., Boxer, P., & Huesmann, L.R. (2008). Childhood and adolescent predictors of early and middle adulthood alcohol use and problem drinking: The Columbia County Longitudinal Study. Addiction, 103, 36-47.

Duncan, G.J. (2008). What to make of “unexpected” pathways? Journal of Social Issues, 64, 213-217.

Eccles, J.S. (2008). The value of an off-diagonal approach. Journal of Social Issues, 64, 227-232.

Englund, M.M., Egeland, B., & Collins, W.A. (2008). Exceptions to high school dropout predictions in a low-income sample: Do adults make a difference? Journal of Social Issues, 64, 77-93.

Englund, M.M., Egeland, B., Oliva, E.M., & Collins, W.A. (2008). Childhood and adolescent predictors of heavy drinking and alcohol use disorders in early adulthood: A longitudinal developmental analysis. Addiction, 103, 23-35.

Feinstein, L.F., & Peck, S.C. (2008). Unexpected pathways through education: Why do some students not succeed in school and what helps others beat the odds? Journal of Social Issues, 64, 1-20.

Feinstein, L.F., & Vignoles, A. (2008). Individual differences in the pathways into and beyond higher education in the UK: A life-course approach. Journal of Social Issues, 64, 115-133.

Janosz, M., Archambault, I., Morizot, J., & Pagani, L.S. (2008). School engagement trajectories and their differential predictive relations to dropout. Journal of Social Issues, 64, 21-40.

Kokko, K., Pulkkinen, L., Mesiäinen, P., & Lyyra, A.-L. (2008). Trajectories based on postcomprehensive and higher education: Their correlates and antecedents. Journal of Social Issues, 64, 59-76.

Maggs, J.L., Patrick, M.E., & Feinstein, L. (2008). Childhood and adolescent predictors of alcohol use and problems in adolescence and adulthood in the National Child Development Study. Addiction, 103, 7-22.

Melhuish, E.C., Phan, M.B., Sylva, K., Sammons, P., Siraj-Blatchford, I., & Taggart, B. (2008). Effects of the homelearning environment and preschool center experience upon literacy and numeracy development in early primary school. Journal of Social Issues, 64, 95-114.

Merline, A., Jager, J., & Schulenberg, J.E. (2008). Adolescent risk factors for adult alcohol use and abuse: Stability and change of predictive value across early and middle adulthood. Addiction, 103, 84-99.

Messersmith, E.E., & Schulenberg, J.E. (2008). When can we expect the unexpected? Predicting educational attainment when it differs from previous expectations. Journal of Social Issues, 64, 195-211.

Neuenschwander, M.P., & Garrett, J.L. (2008). Causes and consequences of unexpected educational transitions in Switzerland. Journal of Social Issues, 64, 41-57.

Pagani, L.S., Vitaro, F., Tremblay, R.E., McDuff, P., Japel, C., & Larose, S. (2008). When predictions fail: The case of unexpected pathways toward high school dropout. Journal of Social Issues, 64, 175-193.

Peck, S.C., Roeser, R.W., Zarrett, N., & Eccles, J.S. (2008). Exploring the roles of extracurricular activity quantity and quality in the educational resilience of vulnerable adolescents: Variable- and pattern-centered approaches. Journal of Social Issues, 64, 135-155.

Peck, S.C., Vida, M., & Eccles, J.S. (2008). Adolescent pathways to adulthood drinking: Sport activity involvement is not necessarily risky or protective. Addiction, 103, 69-83.

Pitkänen, T., Kokko, K., Lyyra, A.-L., Pulkkinen, L. (2008). A developmental approach to alcohol drinking behavior in adulthood: A follow-up study from age 8 to age 42. Addiction, 103, 48-68.

Schulenberg, J.E., & Maggs, J.L. (2008). Destiny matters: Distal developmental influences on adult alcohol use and abuse. Addiction, 103, 1-6.

Trost, K., & El-Khouri, B.M. (2008). Mapping Swedish females’ educational pathways in terms of academic competence and adjustment problems. Journal of Social Issues, 64, 157-174.

Zucker, R. (2008). Anticipating problem alcohol use developmentally from childhood into middle adulthood: What have we learned? Addiction, 103, 100-108.

Crosby, D.A., & Hawkes, D.D. (2007). Cross-national research using contemporary birth cohort studies: A look at early maternal employment in the UK and USA. International Journal of Social Research Methodology, 10, 379-404.

Duncan, G. J., Dowsett, C. J., Claessens, A., Magnuson, K., Huston, A. C., Klebanov, P., Pagani, L., Feinstein, L., Engel, M., Brooks-Gunn, J., Sexton, H., Duckworth, K., & Japel, C. (2007). School readiness and later achievement. Developmental Psychology Vol. 43, No. 6, pp. 1428–1446.

Dubow, E.F., Huesmann, L.R., Boxer, P., Pulkkinen, L., Kokko, K. (2006). Middle childhood and adolescent contextual and personal predictors of adult educational and occupational outcomes: A meditational model in two countries. Developmental Psychology, 42, 937-949.

Eccles, J.S., & Davis-Kean, P.E. (2005). Influences of parent’s education on their children’s educational attainments: The role of parent and child perceptions. London Review of Education, 3, 191-204.