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Dr. Batson's Article is Published

Posted: May 14, 2013

Dr. Batson's research on the fertility patterns of Mexican women in the United States was recently published in Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences.  Her research examines the differences in first-birth timing among immigrant and native-born Mexican women and how these nativity differences have changed over time between two birth cohorts.  The paper, "Contemporary Fertility Patterns and First-Birth Timing among Mexican-Origin Women uses the 1998, 1995, and 2002 waves of the National Survey of Family Growth.