PUBLICATIONS
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Torche, Florencia and Andres Villarreal. Forthcoming “Prenatal Exposure to Violence and Birth Weight in Mexico: Selectivity, Exposure, and Behavioral Responses” American Sociological Review.

Gullickson, Aaron and Florencia Torche. Forthcoming. “Patterns of racial and educational assortative mating in Brazil” Demography.

Fox, Liana, Florencia Torche and Jane Waldfogel. Forthcoming. “Intergenerational Mobility” Chapter 26 of Brady, D. and L. Burton eds. Oxford Handbook of Poverty and Society. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Torche, Florencia. In Press. “Social Mobility in Latin America” Annual Review of Sociology Vol. 40.

Caudillo, Monica and Florencia Torche. In press. "Exposure to local violence and early educational attainment"
Sociology of Education.

Torche, Florencia and Luis Lopez-Calva. 2013. "Stability and Vulnerability of the Latin American Middle Class", Oxford Development Studies (link)

Torche, Florencia and Karine Kleinhaus. 2013. “Are significant effects really significant: Response to Chen et al.”, Human Reproduction. doi: 10.1093/humrep/des241 (link)

Torche, Florencia and Karine Kleinhaus. 2012. “Prenatal stress, gestational age and secondary sex ratio: The sex-specific effects of exposure to a natural disaster in early pregnancy”, Human Reproduction. 27(2): 558-67.  (link)

Torche, Florencia and Carlos C. Ribeiro. 2012. "Parental Wealth and Children's Outcomes over the Life Course in Brazil: A Propensity Score Matching Analysis", Research in Social Stratification and Mobility. 30(1): 79-96.  (link)

Mizala, Alejandra and Florencia Torche. 2012. "Bringing the Schools Back In: The Stratification of Educational Achievement in the Chilean Voucher System" International Journal of Educational Development 32(1): 132-144.(link) 

Torche, Florencia, John Robert Warren, Andrew Halpern-Manners, and E Valenzuela. 2012. “Panel Conditioning in a Longitudinal Study of Adolescents'  Substance Use: Evidence from an Experiment”, Social Forces. 90(3): 891-18. (link)    

Torche, Florencia. 2011. "Is a College Degree Still the Great Equalizer? Intergenerational Mobility across Levels of Schooling in the US" American Journal of Sociology 117(3): 763-807. (link)

                 ASA Sociology of Education James Coleman Award 2013 
           Revised excerpt for David Grusky’s Social Stratification Reader, 4th Edition

Torche, Florencia. 2011. "The Effect of Maternal Stress on Birth Outcomes: Exploiting a Natural Experiment"  Demography 48(4): 1473-1491. (link)

Torche, Florencia and Ghislaine Echevarria. 2011. "The Effect of Birthweight on Childhood Cognitive Development in a Middle-Income Country" International Journal of Epidemiology 40(4): 1008-1018. (link)  


Torche, Florencia and Alejandra Mizala. 2011. "School Discipline and Educational Achievement in Chile" Forthcoming Chapter 3 in Richard Arum and Melissa Velez eds. Improving Learning Environments in Schools: Lessons from Abroad. Stanford CA: Stanford University   Press.

Torche, Florencia and Eduardo Valenzuela. 2011. “Trust and Reciprocity: A Theoretical Distinction of the Sources of Social Capital”  European Journal of Social Theory 14(2) 181-198. (link) 

Torche, Florencia and Alejandro Corvalan. 2010 “Seasonality of Birth Weight in Chile: Socioeconomic and Environmental Factors” Annals of Epidemiology 20: 818-826. (link)

Torche, Florencia and Carlos C. Ribeiro. 2010. “Pathways of Change in Social Mobility: Industrialization, Education and Growing  Fluidity in Brazil” Research in Social Stratification and Mobility 28(3): 291-307. (link)

Torche, Florencia. 2010. “Economic Crisis and Inequality of Educational Opportunity in Latin America”, Sociology of Education 83(2): 85-110. (link)

Torche, Florencia. 2010. “Educational Assortative Mating and Economic Inequality: A Comparative Analysis of Three Latin American Countries" Demography 47(2): 481-502. (link)

Torche, Florencia. 2009. “Social Status and Cultural Consumption: The Chilean Case in Comparative Perspective” in in T.W. Chan ed. Social Status, Lifestyle and Cultural Consumption. Cambridge University Press.

Florencia Torche and Seymour Spilerman. 2009. “Intergenerational Influences of Wealth in Mexico” Latin American Research Review 44(3): 75-101. (link)

Torche, Florencia. 2009. “Sociological and Economic Approaches to the Intergenerational Transmission of Inequality in Latin America” Working Paper HD-09-2009-UNDP, New York.

Torche, Florencia and Seymour Spilerman 2008. “Household Wealth in Latin America” in J. Davies ed. Personal Wealth from a Global Perspective. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Torche, Florencia 2008. “Social Mobility and Education in Contemporary Chile” in Ishida, H. ed. Social Stratification and Social  Mobility in Late-Industrializing Countries. SSM Research Series. Sendai, Japan: SSM.

Neckerman Kathryn and Florencia Torche. 2007. “Inequality: Causes and Consequences” Annual Review of Sociology Vol. 33: 335-357. (link)

Torche, Florencia. 2007. “Social Status and Cultural Consumption: The Case of Reading in Chile” Poetics 35: 70-92. (link)

Torche, Florencia and Guillermo Wormald. 2007. “Between Ascription and Achievement: Changes in the Stratification System in Chile” in R. Franco, A. Leon and R. Atria, ed. Stratification and Mobility in Latin America: Structural Transformations over a Quarter-Century. Santiago, Chile: LOM

Torche, Florencia and Seymour Spilerman. 2006. “Wealth, Parental Transfers, and Standard of Living: An Empirical Analysis of Chile” in Wolff, E. ed. International Perspectives on Household Wealth. Northhampton MA: Edward Elgar.

Torche, Florencia. 2005. “Unequal but Fluid: Social Mobility in Chile in Comparative Perspective” American Sociological Review 70(3): 422-50. (link)

Torche, Florencia. 2005. “Privatization Reform and Inequality of Educational Opportunity: The Case of Chile” Sociology of Education 78 (4): 316-343. (link)

Spilerman, Seymour and Florencia Torche. 2004. “Living Standards Potential and the Transmission of Advantage in Chile” in Wolff, Edward ed. What has Happened to the Quality of Life in Advanced Industrialized Nations. Northhampton MA: Edward Elgar.

 

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