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Demography (1975) 12 (1): 89–105.
Published: 01 February 1975
...Julian L. Simon Abstract There is no single calculable welfare effect of an additional person. Rather, there are many different judgments, which may be negative or positive. The welfare effect depends upon the particular economic situation the child will be born into, which point in his life-cycle...
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Demography (1977) 14 (4): 581–590.
Published: 01 November 1977
... mortality rate) yields biased coefficients. An alternative model suggests a sequential, rather than a static, decision-making process to relate the decision to have an additional child to the reproductive experience to date. In this case, unbiased coefficients are obtained if the functional form...
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Demography (2017) 54 (1): 23–44.
Published: 28 December 2016
... an additional child is born. We speculate that this scarcity in parents’ time makes girls aware of the strains of life in large families, leading them to limit their own number of children in adulthood. 6 12 2016 28 12 2016 © Population Association of America 2016 2016 Fertility...
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Demography (1981) 18 (3): 267–285.
Published: 01 August 1981
... Size Prefer Model Additional Child Fertility Intention Intended Parity References Blake J. ( 1974 ). Can We Believe Recent Data on Birth Expectations in the United States . Demography , 11 , 25 – 44 . 10.2307/2060697 Coombs L. C. ( 1974 ). The Measurement of Family...
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Demography (1971) 8 (4): 537–540.
Published: 01 November 1971
... of children will affect the desirability of another birth if the family's objective is to have a son surviving to the father's sixty-fifth birthday. The death rate affects both the expected costs of and benefits from an additional birth. An examination of the effects of a decline in child mortality indicates...
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Demography (2004) 41 (3): 529–545.
Published: 01 August 2004
... provides the context within which local studies should be enmeshed and begs for general (as opposed to place-specific) explanations for these pervasive differences. 14 1 2011 © Population Association of America 2004 2004 Varia Bles Additional Child Intracluster Correlation Household...
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Demography (1980) 17 (1): 1–11.
Published: 01 February 1980
... but not enough better to justify the additional cost. 7 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1980 1980 Census Tract Reproductive Behavior Married Couple Utility Model Additional Child References Arnold Fred , & Fawcett James T. ( 1975 ). The Value of Children...
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Demography (1978) 15 (3): 337–344.
Published: 01 August 1978
... and age of the youngest child were found to have a much more important effect on the intent to have additional children than were such socioeconomic variables as wife’s employment and husband’s education. Parity and the interval since the latest birth (or the age of the youngest child) were found to have...
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Demography (2017) 54 (1): 3–22.
Published: 09 January 2017
... their fertility to achieve reproductive goals. Families experiencing child fatalities show significant increases in the hazard of additional births. In addition, the sex composition of the surviving sibset also appears to have influenced reproductive decisions in a significant but changing way. The findings offer...
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Demography (2014) 51 (3): 857–880.
Published: 12 April 2014
... that exogenous income increases (as a result of receiving all child support that was paid) are associated with significantly lower cohabitation rates between mothers and men who are not the fathers of their child(ren). Overall, these results support the hypothesis that additional income increases disadvantaged...
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Demography (1985) 22 (4): 499–513.
Published: 01 November 1985
...). In addition, parental education, family size, child’s age, race, religion, and place of residence have important influences on the choice of child care mode. When other factors are held constant, reliance on a relative for child care is positively associated with intentions to have further children among...
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Demography (2010) 47 (2): 393–414.
Published: 01 May 2010
... the SEM to represent our phenotypic models, we use Mx to conduct both univariate and multivariate behavioral genetic analyses with the selected variables. Our results indicate that one or more genes acting within a gene network have additive effects that operate through child-number desires to affect both...
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Demography (1993) 30 (4): 719–735.
Published: 01 November 1993
...H. Elizabeth Peters; Laura M. Argys; Eleanor E. Maccoby; Robert H. Mnookin Abstract This paper uses an implicit contracting framework to understand the dynamic nature of divorce settlements and to analyze the determinants of noncompliance with child support awards. In addition to the standard...
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Demography (2011) 48 (2): 437–460.
Published: 14 April 2011
..., accounting for differences in family structure reveals that child poverty risks among blacks are highest in single-parent black immigrant families. In addition, within two-parent immigrant families, child poverty declines associated with increasing assimilation are greater than the respective declines...
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Demography (2016) 53 (1): 55–83.
Published: 19 January 2016
... leading to one additional birth. Furthermore, Pritchett’s analysis indicated that in the best-case scenario, fertility planning can reduce average fertility rates by not more than one child per woman across countries, as indicated by the estimated constant in Pritchett’s regression. He therefore concluded...
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Demography (1983) 20 (3): 333–352.
Published: 01 August 1983
..., deviates significantly from the Bernoulli sequence. The observed frequency of all-girl families is especially small in comparison with the expected value. The sex of the last child strongly influences couples’ decision making regarding additional births in all steps of family building except for bearing...
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Demography (2016) 53 (6): 1771–1800.
Published: 25 October 2016
... literature. Results indicate that transitions to being single are associated with increased risk for maternal child abuse and neglect. In addition, the frequency and severity of paternal harsh parenting may be closely linked with the nature of fathers’ relationship transitions. Last, results largely do...
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Demography (2010) 47 (1): 205–225.
Published: 01 February 2010
... approximately 23% of fathers, exhibited a clear pattern of declining contact. In addition, a small group of fathers (8%) displayed a pattern of increasing contact. A variety of variables differenti- ated between these groups, including the child s age at father-child separation, whether the child was born...
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Demography (2017) 54 (4): 1353–1373.
Published: 05 July 2017
... or social context where son preference is prevalent, parents are more likely to sacrifice children’s education when faced with possible resource constraints arising from having an additional child. Further, when this occurs, girls in such families will be harmed more than boys because the parents...
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Demography (2012) 49 (1): 23–47.
Published: 04 January 2012
... among mothers of young children. In addition to accounting for the number of transitions that a mother experiences during the first five years of her child’s life, we pay close attention to the type and timing of these transitions. We find that mothers who transition to cohabitation or marriage...
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