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Peer-reviewed Journal Articles
Note: First authored papers show lead authorship. Second and higher authorship position show joint or co-authorships. Click on hyperlink (DOI) to read the full paper.
  • Daniela V. Negraia, Jill Yavorsky, and Denys Dukhovnov. 2020. “Mothers’ and Fathers’ Well-being While Parenting: Does the Gender Composition of Children Matter?” Journal of Marriage and Family. https://doi.org/10.1111/jomf.12739


  • Daniela V. Negraia and Jennifer March Augustine. 2020. “Unpacking the Parenting Well-Being Gap: The Role of Dynamic Features of Daily Life across Broader Social Contexts” Social Psychology Quarterly. https://doi.org/10.1177/0190272520902453


  • Diego Alburez-Gutierrez, Samin Aref, Sofia Gil-Clavel, Andre Grow, Daniela V. Negraia, Emilio Zagheni. 2019. Demography in the Digital Era: New Data Sources for Population Research in Arbia G., Peluso S., Pini A., Rivellini G. (eds.) Book of Short Papers SIS2019. Pearson, pp. 23-30. DOI:10.31235/osf.io/24jp7


  • Daniela V. Negraia, Jennifer March Augustine, and Kate Chambers Prickett. 2018. “Gender Disparities in Parenting Time across Activities, Child Ages and Educational Groups” Journal of Family Issues. https://doi.org/10.1177/0192513X18770232


  • Jennifer March Augustine, Kate Chambers Prickett, and Daniela V. Negraia. 2018. “Doing it all? Mothers’ College Enrollment, Time Use, and Affective Well-being”, Journal of Marriage and Family. https://doi.org/10.1111/jomf.12477


  • Jennifer March Augustine and Daniela V. Negraia. 2017. “Can Increased Educational Attainment Among Lower-Educated Mothers Reduce Inequalities in Children's Skill Development?”, Demography. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13524-017-0637-4


  • Caroline Sten Hartnett, Katrina M. Walsemann, Lisa Lindley, and Daniela V. Negraia. 2017. “Sexual Orientation Concordance and (Un)Happiness about Births”, Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health https://doi.org/10.1363/psrh.12043


  • Brent Simpson, David Melamed, Ashley Harrell King, Nick Heiserman, and Daniela V. Negraia. 2017. “The Roots of Reciprocity: Gratitude and Reputation in Generalized Exchange Systems”, American Sociological Review https://doi.org/10.1177/0003122417747290

Articles in the revision process
  • Daniela V. Negraia and Jennifer March Augustine. “SES and the Emotional ‘Benefits’ and ‘Costs’ of Parenting.” MPIDR Working Paper WP-2019-012 (2019)


  • Man-Yee Kan, Muzhi Zhou, Daniela V. Negraia, Kamila Kolpashnikova, Ekaterina Hertog, Shohei Yoda, and Jiweon Jun. “How do Elderly People Spend Their Time? Gender Gaps and Educational Gradients in Time Use in East Asian and Western Countries, 2000-2015”


  • Xu Yan, Liana C. Sayer, Daniela V. Negraia, Long Doan, R. Gordon Rinderknecht, Kelsey Drotning, Jessica N. Fish, and Clayton Buck. “Motherhood and Stress During COVID-19”


  • Luchi Chen, Daniela V. Negraia, and Sophie Lohmann “Markers of Anxiety during Covid19: Evidence from Reddit posts”

Working Papers
  • Muzhi Zhou, Daniela V. Negraia, Ekaterina Hertog, Man-Yee Kan, “Whose Education Matters to Whose Childcare Time? A Cross-Couple Analysis of Parents with Young Children in Six Countries” 

  • Daniela V. Negraia, Robert Gordon Rinderknecht, Emilio Zagheni, and Sophie Lohmann. “Time Spent Alone: A Historical Perspective using US Time-Use Data”

  • Daniela V. Negraia and Kieron Barclay “Parenting Twins vs. Singletons, Variation in The Time-use and Well-being: Evidence from the American Time Use Survey”

  • Gordon Rinderknecht and Daniela V. Negraia. “Using Time-diary Data to Understand How People Manage Feelings of Loneliness Before and During the COVID-19 Epidemic”

Other Publications
  • Doctoral Dissertation: “Reevaluating the Parenting Well-being Gap: Evidence from the Well-being Module of the American Time Use Survey” 2018, Supervised by Jennifer Augustine (chair), Douglas Anderton, Caroline Hartnett, Brent Simpson, Kei Nomaguchi, Library of the University of South Carolina, United States of America. 

  • Master’s Thesis: “Consequences of Leaders’ Misconduct on Moral Attitudes and Behavior of the General Public.” 2013, Supervised by Brent Simpson and Rafael Wittek, Library of the University of Groningen, The Netherlands.

  • Bachelor’s Thesis (Sociology): “Taking Ownership Of One’s Health, And The Patient – Doctor Relationship: The Case Of Romania” 2009, Supervised by Raluca Popescu and Catalin Zamfir, Library of the University of Bucharest, Romania.

  • Bachelor’s Thesis (Psychology): “How/Does Professional Satisfaction Affect Personal Well-being: A Multi-Method Study” 2008, Supervised by Elena O. Vladislav, Library of the University of Bucharest, Romania.