Social Science Research

(The median citation count of Social Science Research is 2. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-04-01 to 2024-04-01.)
Estimating group fixed effects in panel data with a binary dependent variable: How the LPM outperforms logistic regression in rare events data56
The motherhood wage penalty: A meta-analysis44
Measurement invariance in the social sciences: Historical development, methodological challenges, state of the art, and future perspectives32
Knowledge Discovery: Methods from data mining and machine learning26
Sequence analysis: Its past, present, and future24
Acculturation strategies, age at migration, and self-rated health: An empirical study on internal migrants in China23
Issue alignment and partisanship in the American public: Revisiting the ‘partisans without constraint’ thesis21
Experiences matter: A longitudinal study of individual-level sources of declining social trust in the United States20
Explaining voting in the UK's 2016 EU referendum: Values, attitudes to immigration, European identity and political trust19
Early adverse childhood experiences and exclusionary discipline in high school19
Effect pathways of informal family separation on children's outcomes: Paternal labor migration and long-term educational attainment of left-behind children in rural China18
Migration after union dissolution in the United States: The role of non-resident family18
The rural happiness paradox in developed countries18
Extended gender inequality? Intergenerational coresidence and division of household labor17
Organizational policies, workplace culture, and perceived job commitment of mothers and fathers who take parental leave17
Black-White disparities in women’s physical health: The role of socioeconomic status and racism-related stressors16
Racial and gender pay disparities: The role of education16
Is there evidence for statistical discrimination against ethnic minorities in hiring? Evidence from a cross-national field experiment16
The impact of anticipated, vicarious, and experienced racial and ethnic discrimination on depression and suicidal behavior among Chicago youth16
Mothers, fathers and the intergenerational transmission of gender ideology16
Text mining for social science – The state and the future of computational text analysis in sociology14
“Value in diversity”: School racial and ethnic composition, teacher diversity, and school punishment13
Rejecting homosexuality but tolerating homosexuals: The complex relations between religiosity and opposition to homosexuality in 9 Arab countries13
Peace through superior firepower: Belief in supernatural evil and attitudes toward gun policy in the United States13
Is there something special about twin families? A comparison of parenting styles in twin and non-twin families13
Demand-side consequences of unemployment and horizontal skill mismatches across national contexts: An employer-based factorial survey experiment12
Do taxes and transfers reduce gender income inequality? Evidence from eight European welfare states11
Reputation effects in peer-to-peer online markets: A meta-analysis∗11
Measurement properties of completely and end labeled unipolar and bipolar scales in Likert-type questions on income (in)equality11
Industrial automation and intergenerational income mobility in the United States11
Income as a resilience factor for the impact of discrimination and institutional unfairness on minorities’ emotional well-being11
Field-specific cultural capital and persistence in college majors10
Are conservatives more charitable than liberals in the U.S.? A meta-analysis of political ideology and charitable giving10
Family size and economic wellbeing following divorce: The United States in comparative perspective10
Shifting neighborhoods, shifting health: A longitudinal analysis of gentrification and health in Los Angeles County10
Do high childcare costs and low access to Head Start and childcare subsidies limit mothers’ employment? A state-level analysis10
The past, present, and future of experimental methods in the social sciences10
The association between childhood socioeconomic status and adult health behavior: The role of locus of control10
Advances and innovations in methods for collecting egocentric network data9
Change in prevalence or preference? Trends in educational homogamy in six European countries in a time of educational expansion9
Work–family conflict and depressive symptoms among dual-earner couples in Germany: A dyadic and longitudinal analysis9
How does gun violence affect Americans’ trust in each other?9
War termination and women's political rights9
Decoupled or doubled? Evaluating geospatial dispersion of student-resident displacement by school closure9
Social isolation and achievement of students with learning disabilities8
Comparing logit & probit coefficients between nested models8
Consistencies and contradictions: Revisiting the relationship between women's education and infant mortality from a distributional perspective8
Peer effects of friend and extracurricular activity networks on students’ academic performance8
Fifty years of structural equation modeling: A history of generalization, unification, and diffusion8
Ethno-racial stratification in the mortgage market: The role of co-applicants8
Labor market influences on Women's fertility decisions: Longitudinal evidence from Canada8
Religiosity and identity interference among graduate students in the sciences8
Long-term labor market returns to upper secondary school track choice: Leveraging idiosyncratic variation in peers’ choices8
Revisiting the relationship between perceived discrimination and health: Evidence from sibling models with multiple health measures7
Worlds of distributive justice preferences: Individual- and country-level profiles of support for equality, equity and need7
Social trust, cultural trust, and the will to sacrifice for environmental protections7
Scar effects of unemployment on generalised social trust: The joint impact of individual and contextual unemployment across Europe7
The mobility effects hypothesis: Methods and applications7
Structural adjustment, alienation, and mass protest7
How teachers form educational expectations for students: A comparative factorial survey experiment in three institutional contexts7
The long reach of parental incarceration: The case of institutional engagement7
Bridging the gap between multilevel modeling and economic methods7
Does employer discrimination contribute to the subordinate labor market inclusion of individuals of a foreign background?7
Race, gender, and power in Asian American interracial marriages7
Explaining wage differentials by field of study among higher education graduates: Evidence from a large-scale survey of adult skills7
Does perceived social mobility shape attitudes toward government and family educational investment?6
Public opinion, race, and levels of desegregation in five Southern school districts6
Educational assortative mating and time use in the home6
Military service and STEM employment: Do veterans have an advantage?6
Uncovering the degree of criminal organization: Swedish street gangs and the role of mobility and co-offending networks6
Gender inequality in relational position-taking: An analysis of intra-organizational job mobility networks6
Changes in work and care trajectories during the transition to motherhood6
Taste-based gender discrimination in South Korea6
Higher education and high-wage gender inequality6
Socioeconomic stratification and trajectories of social trust during COVID-196
An experimental test of Situational Action Theory of crime causation: Investigating the perception-choice process6
State coercion, moral attitudes, and tax compliance: Evidence from a national factorial survey experiment of income tax evasion5
Women who commit hate-motivated violence: Advancing a gendered understanding of hate crime5
Why do some occupations offer more part-time work than others? Reciprocal dynamics in occupational gender segregation and occupational part-time work in West Germany, 1976–20105
Inequality begets inequality: Income inequality and socioeconomic achievement gradients across the United States5
Working and disability expectancies at older ages: The role of childhood circumstances and education5
“Making it work: Migration, motherhood and employment in Australia”5
First-generation inequality and college integration5
Status, masculinity, and femininity at the intersection of age and gender5
Norms to be prejudiced: List experiments on attitudes towards immigrants in Japan5
Subjective health in adolescence: Comparing the reliability of contemporaneous, retrospective, and proxy reports of overall health5
Children's immigrant generational status and delinquency: The mediating effects of friendship networks5
Not a family matter: The effects of religiosity on academic outcomes based on evidence from siblings5
Felon history and change in U.S. employment rates5
CrimeScape: Analysis of socio-spatial associations of urban residential motor vehicle theft5
Cross-national attitudes about paid parental leave offerings for fathers5
Do academic ability and social background influence each other in shaping educational attainment? The case of the transition to secondary education in Germany5
Undocumented immigration and terrorism: Is there a connection?5
Demographic change and the 2016 presidential election5
Parental STEM credentials and children's schooling progress in immigrant and U.S. born families5
An intersectional examination of the opportunity gap in science: A critical quantitative approach to latent class analysis5
Advances in transparency and reproducibility in the social sciences5
Significant others? Social groups, income expectations, and redistributive preferences5
Can greater reliance on test scores ameliorate the association between family background and access to post-collegiate education? Survey evidence from the Beijing College Students Panel survey5
Educational differentials on the transition to first birth in South Korea5
Meaning matters: Measuring the mental illness identity4
Under the influence of our older brother and sister: The association between sibling gender configuration and STEM degrees4
Do sanctuary policies increase crime? Contrary evidence from a county-level investigation in the United States4
The neighborhood ethnoracial and socioeconomic context of public elementary school closures in U.S. metropolitan areas4
Demographic discrepancies between administrative-prioritisation and self-prioritisation of multiple ethnic identifications4
Working class economic insecurity and voting for radical right and radical left parties4
Intergenerationally penalized? The long-term wage consequences of parental joblessness4
There at any distance? Geographic proximity and the presence of adult children in older Europeans’ core discussion networks4
Stratification of poverty risk: The importance of social class in four European countries4
Belief change in times of crisis: Providing facts about COVID-19-induced inequalities closes the partisan divide but fuels intra-partisan polarization about inequality4
The measurement of gender expression in survey research4
Higher education non-completion, employers, and labor market integration: Experimental evidence4
Heterogeneous treatment effects analysis for social scientists: A review4
Information vs. inspiration: Evaluating the effectiveness of mental illness stigma-reduction messages4
Opportunity and change in occupational assortative mating4
Closing the gender gap in college attendance: Variation by family background in China over time4
Same environment, stratified impacts? Air pollution, extreme temperatures, and birth weight in South China4
Researcher reasoning meets computational capacity: Machine learning for social science4
The gender wealth gap in the United States: Trends and explanations4
The emergence of conventions in the repeated volunteer's dilemma: The role of social value orientation, payoff asymmetries and focal points4
Status and competitive choice3
Educational differences in mortality associated with central obesity: Decomposing the contribution of risk and prevalence3
Urban Europeans' viewpoints on immigrants in the city: Re-considering how group threat operates across national and urban contexts3
Mediation effects in the relationship between cultural capital and academic outcomes3
Expectations of trustworthiness in cross-status interactions3
Reflected appraisals across multiple reference groups: Discrepancies in self and individual delinquency3
The role of teachers and schools in explaining STEM outcome gaps3
Gender, race-ethnicity and postdoctoral hiring in STEMM fields3
Understanding the role of religion in shaping cross-national and domestic attitudes and interest in abortion, homosexuality, and pornography using traditional and Google search data3
The multidimensionality of national belonging: Patterns and implications for immigrants’ naturalisation intentions3
The declining earnings gap between young women and men in the United States, 1979–20183
The organization of political belief networks: A cross-country analysis3
Adolescents’ relative position in school and educational attainment: The mediating role of educational expectations3
Estimating the proportion of non-heterosexuals in Taiwan using Christofides’ randomized response model: A comparison of different estimation methods3
Mediators explaining radical right voting patterns of Christians in Europe: Attitudes toward immigrants, values, or social capital?3
Physical disorder and crime revisited: New evidence from intensive longitudinal data3
The status and stigma consequences of mental illness labels, deviant behavior, and fear3
Is hyper-selectivity a root of Asian American children's success?3
The achilles heel of democracy? A macro cross-national assessment of the correlates of state legitimacy3
A tale half told: State exclusionary and inclusionary regimes, incarceration of fathers, and the educational attainment of children3
How indiscriminate violence fuels conflicts between groups: Evidence from Kenya3
Unhealthy parenting strategies: Situational (Dis-)Incentives, Machiavellian personality, and their interaction on misuse of ADHD medication for healthy children3
The evolution of demographic methods3
Longitudinal exposure to neighborhood poverty and obesity risk in emerging adulthood3
Neighborhood predictors of the gendered structure of non-lethal violent interactions3
Gender and race differences in pathways out of in-work poverty in the US3
Social costs to trying hard in high school: Differences by race-ethnicity3
Cultural talk or cultural walk? Highbrow tastes and network quality3
Family arrangements, identity verification, and happiness3
Working to protect rights: Women's civil liberties in cross-cultural perspective3
Visible and invisible hands intertwined: State-market symbiotic interactions and changing income inequality in urban China3
Conformity or contrast? Simultaneous effect of grademates and classmates on students’ educational aspirations2
Gender overeducation gap in the digital age: Can spatial flexibility through working from home close the gap?2
Secularism, family ties and loneliness: A multilevel longitudinal study of ten European societies2
Punishments and the dominance identity in networks2
Divergent responses to local diversity: Outgroup differences and the impact of personality2
Legitimate earnings inequality and national welfare commitment: Correspondence between economic institutions and the pay 80,000+ people in 30 nations think legitimate for ordinary jobs and for elite j2
Later timing but informed decision? Delayed postgraduate attainment and U.S. college graduates’ earnings2
Once outside, always outside? The link between overeducation persistence and training systems throughout the employment career2
Ideology shapes how workers perceive and react to workplace discrimination: An experimental study on parenthood discrimination2
Economic inequalities in contemporary rural China: How does political capital matter?2
Does a longer sexual resume affect marriage rates?2
The importance of christianity, customs, and traditions in the national identities of European countries2
Suspended in context: School discipline, STEM course taking, and school racial/ethnic composition2
Women's employment and Children's education: Longitudinal evidence from Nepal2
Does it pay off to specialize? The interplay between educational specificity, level and cyclical sensitivity2
Persistent disparities in affordable rental housing among America's ethnoracial groups2
Modelling ambivalent triads in family research2
Taking up the tiki torch: Understanding alt-right interest using internet search data2
From asking to observing. Behavioural measures of socio-emotional and motivational skills in large-scale assessments2
College-for-some or college-for-all?: Inequality in the relationship between educational expectations and educational attainment across academic achievement2
Resource asymmetry reduces generosity and paying forward generosity, among the resource-advantaged and disadvantaged2
Race, ethnicity and nativity and the prestige of colleges attended2
Earlier smartphone acquisition negatively impacts language proficiency, but only for heavy media users. Results from a longitudinal quasi-experimental study2
In- and out-groups across cultures: Identities and perceived group values2
Better together: Third party helping is enhanced when the decision to help is made jointly2
“Children's time use in immigrant and native families: National evidence from Australia”2
A theory of emergence: Knowledge, rewiring and innovation2
Three families of automated text analysis2
The ties that transplant: The social capital determinants of the living kidney donor relationship distribution2
A double-diamond retrospective on modeling change in attitudes and opinions2
Exposition to xenophobic content and support for right-wing populism: The asymmetric role of gender2
Proximate sources of growth in neighborhood income segregation: Class-selective migration versus in situ change2
Liberalization, education, and rights and tolerance attitudes2
Quantifying the robustness of causal inferences: Sensitivity analysis for pragmatic social science2
From prison to work? Job-crime patterns for women in a precarious labor market2